Who mind loved would not rather be loved body too.
Since all is all. Want eyes through
comb through hair. Like water washing
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.
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