You are in the Past


there was a night last December

when your cherubic fingers

broke off

and slid into my ear

because they couldn’t bare to feel for you


Your parts,

like me,

 know that you are more

than they are–


and meaner


and more masterful

but you

can touch no one

without them

” Your Parts” by Angie Hoover-Hillhouse

Artwork by Jesse Trees

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