Corpse Means Body in Latin, Dvorah Telushkin

TobyToby O. 2014. Memphis. Toby (photo credit: Karen B. Golightly)


Corpse Means Body in Latin


The corpse
I write of,
Is not a corpse.
I have discovered her
In a country meadow.

She is alive.

Pretending to be dead.

She is alive and kicking.
Mean and lacerating.

She lives.
She lives.
She must be controlled.
Loved. And tender love.
But simultaneously

Dvorah Telushkin

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