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NADINE BOTHA
a face with a story

I sympathize with people on TV -
not at the same time.

It is another world.
I climb the tree,
you spank me with your shoe.

And the most secret thing in the world -
I'm putting my penis in your vagina,
chips!

Chips - I don't need to keep one.
Because you always meet more.

Scream -
I'm doing both.

Paranoia -
No one has any idea what I'm about.

Water -
like hearing you piss in stereo.

You are like water.

If I decide to concentrate on you,
I must trust that you feel my body like I do.

Impossible,
I trust.
I stretch back.
I recede, like hair.

I don't have to respond to everything I am
otherwise I could pinch it between my cleavage.