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  • I just want to eat your cheekbones
    not like a cannibal but the way
    A bee buries its face into pollen
    slides across a petal
    a blossom with buttons
    snaps open a sound
    a whistle with whiskers
    hears a hum
    a buzz that bustles
    covers a cloud
    a shadow that savors

    holds the arches of
    your eyes in place,

    like two oceans
    in orbit
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