Her stomach’s skin
is smooth and flat and warm and even,
and as a calm sea.
Yet my own flesh
surges into stormy oceans at its touch.
— (c) Eric Robert Nolan 2013
— originally published by Dead Snakes, July 13, 2013
Photo credit: “S. Martinho Porto October 2014-12a” by Alvesgaspar – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons.