I am interested in the intimate
moments before the body
dives and sways, supported and
suspended by tragic threads.
How red and blue the face must go.
is there a lapse between the
jump and finis that our protagonist
regrets his boy scout knot-tying and
his mid-life wife pill-popping kick?
How curious is this?
I wish I could cut and collect
all of their ribbons.
I would sew a flag of their