Lord, preserve the hem

Above the knees.

Below the thighs,


Their back view allows

That each such structure easily

Defeats wealth, undoes


The gaze. It doesn’t take

Enormous eyes,

Just an upright pair


Of knees de derrière.

Tendons arouse

Such tenderness in me.


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