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Mind Loves
 
Who mind loved would not rather be loved body too.
Since all is all. Want eyes through everything. Like
comb through hair. Like water washing gold. Who
Mind loved would not rather love body to body since
all is more than map making map that looks like man.
Who’d mind love.  Who would rather love mind when
body needs body.  Wants swing.  Wants stone.
Wants flesh.  Wants glass.  If minds love (must love) (do
love) why not bodies love also.  If not you who.  Why
wise the uncertainty.
 
Jenny Factor is the author of Unraveling at the Name (Copper Canyon Press, 2002), and the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a 2000 Astraea Foundation Grant in Poetry. She received her A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard College, and her M.F.A. in Poetry from Bennington College. Read additional poems.

Employment: Jenny is the Core Faculty member in Poetry at Antioch University Los Angeles. Learn more here.