Poetry by Bobby Nicolescu

October 20th, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

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God was laughing when he made you.

He held you up and pressed his lips against your skin
till you laughed, too.

That’s why please hush
and let me listen to your body –

and press my lips against it,
too.

 

 

 

You

 

 

 

God made you of perfect words

recorded in

a perfect change of fleshly shape –

a moment’s

perfect rhetoric

(a poem?)

– with no need for further touch.

Then, as all creators do – especially poets –

he denied it all

and breathed you life

 

About Bobby Nicolescu

Bobby Nicolescu attends Boston University, majoring in Advertising and Theater. He is the author of two plays, a novel, and a poetry chapbook.

 

 

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