The Salt of You

Stories that remember your body

are new to me

but memory gravitates and I flirt

with the idea of dipping into you

one toe at a time until

at long last,

I am submerged in the dense salt of you.

 Dopo pranzo, on the Adriatic in April 2018

Dopo pranzo, on the Adriatic in April 2018

 

Epilogue to Adriatico

I could have called this one

Adriatico

Because the salt of the Adriatic is dense

And intense

But I called it, the salt of you

Because as I sat by the Adriatic

I sat with you

And this grew