Deer Leap

The summer we were sixteen
our bodies became liquid.
We spread ourselves
over the earth
seeping into dirt,
shimmering in sunlight.
We were weightless then,
things of beauty.
Our skin could not contain
our radiance.
Light leaked through our pores.
This piece was published in the 2012 edition of Ballyhoo, an annual arts publication of The King’s University College.

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