My Cherry Lover
Hobbling across the moonlit rocky beach,
the cool water lapping at our naked bodies
as we waded into the black glittering sea.
We swam until our bodies lagged
and the goose bumps relaxed across our skin.
Hanging off of small catamarans, we tried to mask
our laughter and exposed ourselves to each other
without letting the others see.
I'll never forget the warmth of your salty lips
or your shivering hand clamped over my
mouth, trying to conceal the never-ending
laughter as you searched for our abandoned
clothes amongst dried-out kelp, and sun-bleached
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