used to have something to do
with how your tongue
gets thick
and the top of it turns to
cellophane — all crinkly and
hard to talk like that


used to mean that
close by but
not within reach is something
that will make it better and
all the anticipation is making it worse


before satisfaction but not
if you go by any old
dictionary and its rules


used to be
just the prelude
to wet

About Tony Brown

A poet with a history in slam, lots of publications; my personal poetry and a little bit of daily life and opinions. Read the page called "About..." for the details. View all posts by Tony Brown

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