Taken With

Desire once took

A determinate form

Biologic, welling

In blood and mind like

Hunger and thirst for

A moment to give and give over:


But desire took too

Long to reconcile

Ironic, welling

In blood and mind like

Righteous and bested

Champion given over, given

Nature and law.

Then desire took trying

Fighting resignation

Neurologic, willing

In blood and mind like

Husband or slave to

The mirrors of time and creation:


Today desire took desire for

Itself, dependent

Electric, breaking

Blood and mind like

Except or accept

Whatever inheres supplies: