I Prefer You

I Prefer You

I prefer You as
a sweating God
deep in the clamour
of humanity.

I prefer Your limbs
to burn with the
ache of labour.

No amenities
for my God.
I want You deep with
Me in earth’s despair –
my bondage, Your bondage
my freedom, Your freedom.

– Bhikshuni Weisbrot.

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