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LOVE POEM(for T)
by Jenny Mueller
I want I want I want: that's the bare
Red nails red lips red hair. Her metawear:
stone of self-advertisement. Sister,
would be transgression, though I love her
facts could be talked into something more
she sees the world flown clear
Jenny Mueller writes for NewCity, a weekly newspaper in Chicago. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry 1994.
Copyright © 1995 by The Atlantic Monthly Company. All rights reserved.
The Atlantic Monthly; June 1995; Love Poem; Volume 275, No. 6; page 78.