Armadilloed Boy
Yoghurt on your chin:
the straggles of August snow
cross corn-stubbled fields.

History of sunburn
told on tracts of rusky skin.
Armadilloed boy.

Wonder can you swing
fruit-bat-like from the lintel,
toes the length of thumbs?

Bedruggled by sleep,
white lilac eyelids pulsing:
fontanelles of twins.
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