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Dressed Like a Thief – Amanda Fiore

Remember when it was new?

every word peeled
a sparkled memory

him in a yellow poncho
dancing for days on a white roof.

Remember the first time you sang
karaoke on the side of a mountain?

The two of you,
just her sarong.

Rice paddies, goodbye buses
airport counter tops

listen to us sing!
we celebrated everything,

crashed into each other like
loose-limbed women.

Suntory anesthesia.
Glorious Taiwan wounds.

Remember you told me
it was too soon to leave?

But I got to lie in his arms
in a turquoise ocean

and glide through a pink world
like a thief.

5 Responses

  1. […] “Dressed Like a Thief.” Guanxi Magazine. 2010: December 24. Online. […]

  2. […] “Dressed Like a Thief.” Guanxi Magazine. 2010: December 24. Online. […]

  3. Beautiful poem Amanda! Stunning imagery and filled with emotion!

  4. What a beautiful piece of writing!
    Flawless beginning to end.

  5. Love it.

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