I lived in an underworld.
Snowflakes on my eyes, fingers curled,
I made the bed my home,
curtaining my eyes from the sun---
in my sleep she and I
passed each other
side to side, and did not touch,
And my hands, O my hands
Meghan O'Rourke is the author of Halflife, and a memoir, The Long Goodbye. She has served as editor for the New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Slate.
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