Radiation sickness

White-hot, bright-hot August light,

a relentless assault of the sun

bleaches bones, browns the skin

with marrow melting heat –

and we are melting

in a fusion of desire –

our own heated fire,

liquifying lust

into pools of sweat

beneath our torpid bodies.

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