This is not an address.

a peach’s
dappled red
lit dimple dot
if you like green
leaves shading rust
rolling in the other way
round like a fuzzy bulb globe
plan draw lips over the peach skin
and rub speak into ink flesh until every
juice puckers sprinkle. Don’t handle or touch
this stone. Simply lean in and buss a not waltz,
like this, but first, take the pipe out of your mouth.

This is not a pipe

Why did Rene not close his p’s?

Peach Pipe

A preference for peaches over pipes as tastes change over time.

13 thoughts on “This is not an address.

  1. FUN 🙂
    Though a word or image is not the thing, nor are maps territories, the value of things in themselves seems to deminish – we rarely bite into whole things anymore.
    Unless one has a peach tree in the garden, biting into a whole peach has given way to cut-ups, packaged, fuzz-free dainty little tasters, cyphers of the whole.


  2. I took a bite out of this, and ants appeared in the furrows of my brain, a whole colony, which tickled and tormented me and made my eyes water. I could barely stand, and I grimaced. I had a terrible headache. Then I sneezed and was all better, holding out in my cupped hands and astonished to find a pile of pepper.


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