jellysong of my tentacles

Willy Palomo

pull my

pull my

pull my

     trigger and feel

     me scissor snicker-pink

down your fingers my jellyfish

head a teeter aglow tender as gun

smoke in the swallow-soft darkness

the pump-pump of your lungs a sloppy

                 pompom pummeling

     through plumes of seaweed

     like a fully-loaded shell

leaving crablegs shattered ashore

     if you eat my body

      fold the pink bulb of me

           between your gums

           you will taste the thunder

i could never sing i am a spark

waiting to dry out and surge in water

     all i want is for you to come closer

let me firecracker

                                       shiver-singe

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