one kiss levitates above all the others. the
intersection of function and desire. the i do kiss.
the i’ll love you through a brick wall kiss.
even when I’m dead, i’ll swim through the earth,
like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.
– fra an archipelago of kisses, jeffrey mcdaniel
an exerpt from one of my favorite jeffrey mcdaniel poems, an archipelago of kisses.