I CAN’T GO A DAY

E. KRISTIN ANDERSON

 

The best canvas

in plain jeans and a white tee

went through a phase:

naked, dry.

 

In plain jeans

    and a white tee

      (a light hand—

        naked, dry)

    I can throw

 

        A light hand

    and your body heat:

I can throw,

feeling weak.

 

And your body heat

went through a phase,

    feeling weak—

      the best canvas.

 

This is a found poem. Source material: “Love Her Style” by Nala Wayans/The Editors. Seventeen,   April 2015, page 54. “Join the Blondetourage!” by Jillian Ruffo. Seventeen, April 2015, pages 60-66.

 

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