Thursday, December 02, 2010

Thousand: Two Hundred Twelve

spotted, and the skin isn’t flattering the muscles of the back but sagging, not hanging off, this is no sudden horror, but the skin betrays a looseness Samuel notices, he decides, only because he has been admiring the back’s shape and movement. When did the hair go? It’s gone. The youth might have been bald for years. Samuel looks down at the hand pulling him along. He follows willingly enough. The hand is cool now and dry. His own is sweaty and must feel hot because his clothes stick to him and they itch. Let’s take off all our clothes,


Elisabeth said...

'Let's take off all our clothes.' What a good idea, metaphorically speaking that is.

Glenn Ingersoll said...

... and run naked through the blogs!