cicada étude 4 worms of love

Worms of Love

How could we not have known
My body pressing down on yours
Would smothering be
The grave’s cold clay,
My hot kisses the caresses
Of a thousand lovelorn worms,
Each “I love you” and “baby”,
One more tiny bite?


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