At Dawn Came Love (Part II)



She wore lilac taffeta in rainbow arches and layers

aswirl with the curve of her hips and legs totally covered

and never publically spoken of, only imagined. Breast

was a profane word used only by physicians in dim gas

lit closed rooms. Children were fed in secret, a more

and code that still exists as if a breast was the ultimate

ju ju that might disrupt the earth’s turning or topple



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