18 November 2008

Intimacy

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standing together in a crowded QR train
with a brand new hat bought at the EKKA
hardly equates to consuming intimacy 


yet when we got seats at Caboolture
you rested your head on my shoulder
and slept easily – 


filling me 
with that sweetness which glows
unashamedly 


shy glances from the ear-phoned lass
with braces on her teeth
confirmed she agreed
© 15 August 2008, I. D. Carswell