15 July 2010 | Vol. 10, No. 2

One More

Touch me



I swear,

this time—

we'll explode

like a super


like the last

passenger car

in the train

that scree

ches off

the tracks

in flames—

like the hunks

of melted

flesh blast

ing out

its wind


like putty,

like fireworks,

like potassium.

Like beige

lava or

split bone—


For further reading:

See the complete list of work by Jesse Damiani at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 10, No. 2, where "One More" ran on July 15, 2010. List other work with these same labels: poetry.

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