11.22.2015

Milkman

Yesterday
our veins ran with it
In an hour
anxiety will stick
like leeches on the brain
Right now
let’s invite the plaque
to settle in
clog our valves
with the milk of our marriage
Constrict
Conserve
Color

#22 of 30 Poems in November to benefit Center for New Americans. For Margaret's Play It Again prompt to the Real Toads featuring Bjorn's TIME TRAVEL