Liberty High School Presents:
at a strange familiar hour, my eyelids up,
soft shadows dissolve the walls.
come quick : defy the map-line miles
before the universe remembers that it's solid.
i borrowed loud and bright from the sun.
they're in my chest and dripping hot tears,
screaming me awake in a dim lonely bed—
warm without cozy : missing your gentle snore.
one fingertip could part the night like smoke.
touch and quiet will reign when you
reach me. the covers could keep us,
wrapped : close : till the east blooms pink.
—don't you leave me here with 10 shivering toes