And after the day is done,
I seek after you,
For a peony vision, circling
Above us both, storm of lavender
We twist the sheets in this way
And bring our daily convulsions
To a rest, in one another.
© 2012, Ben Nardolilli
Also find Ben Nardolilli’s work in Perigee Magazine, Red Fez, Caper Literary Journal, Quail Bell Magazine, Elimae, fwriction, Grey Sparrow Journal, & Pear Noir.