"This is not a book to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." - Dorothy Parker



Bathing, forget the illness,

the bleeding, I am the water

come to save you,

drowned sailor.

Polished by the black

deep, my sequin-like

body will heal you.

For the first time

hear you heart, weightless,

steam rising from your body,

skin become yielding and wrinkled.

Tide can take you at

Moon's command,

not to mention

Rain, give you back

what your avarice lost.

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