Hirsute

jewel weed
even stamens wilt
their filaments
recoil
only the rain comes
I’ve tried
 to
unzip
 my rubber
wetsuit
remove the gag
let myself be towed
when I want to wade out
the frigid current
will carry
 this twine
and plait our hair
weaving us
 eventually
into a seaweed garland

hirsuit 1.0