at varying degrees, we learn

at varying degrees, we learn
to close our eyes, to be
tempted, to loosen the
hinge on what we see,
to be found –
if held
for a moment
we could
almost hear the
world tucking
up its edges
as it retreated –
for god’s sake
don’t peek



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