Operation

Scarlet slipknot,

A lace bracelet on a wrist

crisscrossed with tracks.

Euphoria.

The floor creaking

under the creek in the hallway.

My sister of smoke and silence is swimming.

I am shattering my mirror,

performing surgery with

The fractured image-

image of eye roving over my man,

a leg stretching exhausted.

To remove the thought

I must cut deeply.

Mirror glass is such a rough tool.

I see and my seeing is reflected

back to me.