I’ll paint you when I can
The outline against your body; the
Shaped confines holding back
Rounded flesh, your breasts
Becoming wholly mine
Against the background
And sky; tumbling shapes we
Smear forwards and sideways again
While promoting the
Of art, for art’s sake, the entire story
Dean J. Baker is the award-winning author of The Herald, Baker’s Bad Boys, and the forthcoming collection of poems and prose poems, Silence Louder Than A Train
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