My Love


A sturdy spine
Leaves mid-air;
Ink-filled veins
One of a kind.

A firm bind
Tall, dark, handsome,
The breath of earth, the smell of lust
Clothed in silk, better naked,
Marked by strangers,
Buy, covet, borrow or browse
My love, my book.

Jayati Das

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