To give birth a virgin

It was in the life of Mary

To give birth a virgin

Mother of Jesus

How was that not impossible

Questions to answers we may never fully know

That her hymen was not pierced

Not first by the phallus of a man

When she conceived her child

Relating orally

Petting to keep in virginity

Not the problem of a man

As it slipped through the crack

Artificially inseminated

She lost her virginity

Delivered of a baby

Memories

He never seems to leave her
because she lives inside;
the pleasant and the hard
and all the shades between.

Touch me,
move me,
hamper me,
heal me;
complicit in where I am today—
where I am tomorrow
if I’ll let.

To choose because of you;
to choose despite you;
you appear as you will
something to relish or leave.

Love.

Experience.

People.

Choices.

Living.

Memories.

I need you — Just because

I need you because I want you;
the converse could be stressful.

I want you because I want to love you;
I want to love you because—just because.

Je ne sais quoi.

God does not appear to need man;
yet he lives and acts as though he does—just because.

How you will be

Who you want to be
by what you think you ought to have
How you want to be
by who you think you ought to be

Who will you be
By what you want others to think or not
How will you be
By what you feel you see you think
By what you feel you think you see
From what you see you sense you see