This Time of the Year

It’s this time of year
when I think about you the most –

you
and the soft static
of your skin,

you
and the voltage
of your eyes,

you
and your electric scent.

You
and the charge
your dissolved into.

© Keighley Perkins

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About handshedown

Keighley Perkins is a Cardiff-based poet whose influences include Anis Mojgani, Selima Hill and Richard Brautigan. Her work has previously been published in "Acumen", "Elbow Room", "Erbacce", "Fire", "Northwind" and "Obsessed with Pipework". She can also be found online on Twitter at @handshedown. View all posts by handshedown

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