Married to Geometry
Cheryl Snell

Can a circle catch a circle?
Follow the curve of your pursuit
until the windows intersect the ceiling
at obtuse angles.

Sashes drift past cubed corners
rounding the point which has no part,
and under the bedroom door
swollen shut on your syllogism
oblong light stretches and yawns.

A implies B, you say, and the proof
falls in perfect syzygy
along the grooved love line
of your palm.

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