Not beautiful this baby, but intent
on satisfaction. In the center of this portrait
his lower lip protrudes, its wet inner rim
supporting the nipple pulled and elongated by his tongue.
Eyes and mouth are shut.
He is his mouth and all that milk
is bec [...]
Papa, you're right about Paula,
she is dangerous. See here,
she won't have anything in me
but greatness. What a race this will be.
Watch how she walks
straight out in the storm, toes first,
hands cupping the air, the pull
of a swimmer. And I call aft [...]