24 September, 2009

Book Seducer

You have revealed
your subtext to me
in a hushed
intimate encounter.
I seduced you
on a train
folding your
with dog ears
highlighting what
I loved about
you with
deep heart-red ink.
And even now
I talk you up with
people I meet
yet I abandoned you on some
pedestrian commuter rail

~~ Doug Holder