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Lesbia Anne Walsh Donnelly After Catullus Our love will vaccinate against the germs, others vomit from their mouldy mouths. They will not stop me gazing at your body in the bedside lamp low light. My mattress will sigh as you move towards me. & my fingers will rest in the hollow in your lower back. My tongue will tip yours, taste Cabernet. Your hands will roam & find home. Our coupling will gather momentum on ivory sheets until the bulb blows. Tears will trail down my cheeks. We’ll spoon each other to sleep and wake in an hour for more. Cauldron Anthology 9