M a r y   B u c h i n g e r

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is love

 

A repeated scarring. Sandpiper tracks across the chest. Keloids that lift from the pink puckering. Honey locust thorns biting thumbs. Jagged teeth of a key in a fraying pocket. What shoreline can it offer. Salt spray and dunes that come and go. Beauty. Even the grass stings.

 

copyright 2014 by Mary Buchinger