When

When a skeleton
is seeking a dance partner,
a sleep partner,
a circus animal,
it seeks
that sameness
sameness,
sadness,
sameness
who will sit
on a window sill
and wait for its
car tires
to sound
on driveway gravel
like a snake
crushing
something’s
spine
slow as
a hobby.

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