Human Parts
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Human Parts

Thoughts I Have While Looking at the Freckle on the Back of Your Ear

I just noticed it

My fingers are a dune buggy race down the endless sands of your back, and then they’re a squadron of submarines descending through the uncharted depths of your hair to your very top’s very bottom.

And after so many years mapping your body and its complex topographies, I spy a secret: a single…

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Ben Kassoy

Poet, writer, payphone that rings. Seen in GQ, Elle, Glamour, Teen Vogue, and more. More at www.benkassoy.com. (he/him)