from Appetitus
Emily Goodman Means

in Eighty-three Different Questions
Q 35 Augustine writes to love
                 is indeed nothing else
than to crave something
for its own sake Yielding to nor
enduring nor in finite measure On
the seventh day Vashti for her refusal
King Ahasuerus’ banquet I quenched
that thirst but a voice
is not a voice or An image is
how my own love sounds If they are
confronting us with their
or Our own unmaking


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