I am Lake Michigan & you
are a woman dog-paddling

in Lake Michigan. I have no
arms & I have no legs & you

are nothing but arms & legs.
The waves are scripture & do you

remember the first time we
open-mouth kissed? Do you

remember all the tourists stamping
their feet & trying to scare us away?

Mason Shreve

Mason Shreve

Mason Shreve lives in Lafayette, Indiana with his one-eyed cat and his two-eyed girlfriend. His works have appeared in Word Riot, Little River, and Epigraph Magazine, as well as numerous other print and online journals. He almost always has a beard.
Mason Shreve

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