Fertilization

I curl and shrink
until I fit perfectly
in the palm of your hand
lift me
cradle me
tuck me between your ribs
you are my warm cocoon
a shower of gentle yet fierce love
there’s no denying
you have every part of me
and now
I grow


tara caribou | ©2020

Read this and more in my poetry book, Four.

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