Meet me at the garden of forking paths.
I’m the girl in the flammable skirt and a hat full of sky. If your hands crave the feel of my hips and your lips dream of my tongue, tell me about it. Say you are not afraid of mouths born with teeth. Show you can survive our kind of cruelty.
If you do it for me (just the way I like it), I shall wear midnight for you. If you do it for me (just the way I want it), I shall turn Time Lord for you—let you take my hearts and other body parts, to dream and feel all over the multiverse.
the wee notes…
if the glorious nerdiness is not strong with you, and
you’ve yet to delight in the Doctor Who
TV show, know that a Time Lord has two
- for the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads (Weekend Mini-Challenge, in April: 1 Poem, 3 Titles ~ write a new poem that includes 3 book titles (each title must contain at least 3 words, and you must not rearrange or delete any of the words). The titles I chose (I might’ve gone a bit mad with it *cough*): The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt by Aimee Bender, A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett, Born with Teeth by Kate Mulgrew, Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall, Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach, I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett, and Hearts & Other Body Parts by Ira Bloom.
- also linked to Poets United (Poetry Pantry, 446).
Dr Who Meets Van Gogh, by Jen’s Smart Arts