The Geometry of Love Between the Elements by Fióna Bolger

Caught in the Cross Hairs   I bury my face in the thickness of your hair the darkness, the softness, the smell raw brain sweat, your innermost thoughts desire become scent   beneath the softness the hard skull skin a barrier you need and I want to penetrate   to enter see the wiring observe…

Poems from In Between Angels and Animals, by Emily Cullen

EMBODIMENT   1. Maternal   I lie on the bed in darkness, wary of sudden toddler jerks (your innocent, erratic strength). Instead, you lay your head upon my cheek and in that momentary tenderness, a universe of visceral wisdom. I am held by this intuition: love free of all condition.   2. Marital   We…