he says he always understands me
he says all the times i think no one gets me
he gets me
i don't want to argue so i say nothing
leave my tongue prostrate
stuck between these teeth
stuck in this lobster trap of a mouth
of course he understands me
everything i say aloud is
measured with a surgeon's exactitude
no detectable venom
no honey sweet
no piss flaming drink or fiesta fuck
labored words coupled with
body language wrapped in saran
arms stuck to sides like wearing
a straight jacket buttoned with my own
he understands me because i never say
then he says
"baby, you're really turning me on"
and i think
"you're masturbating. i'm not even here."
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