I am higher
on the evolutionary scale.
I will not ask you
to shave my back.

My cutting-edge
smooth cheeks
will not scratch you
when we nuzzle.

My highly developed
hairless chest
will not scrape
your nipples
when I am doing
the missionary,
while you are being

But if we go camping
inside your tent
I cannot promise
not to howl.

Image Credit:Erik Lucatero

I have one book of poetry published in Tucson by Moon Pony Press in 2009 titled, The Certainty of Looking Elsewhere. My poetry has been published in numerous small presses including: Dark Horse, Gargoyle, 6ix, Tor House Newsletter, The Moth & Zocalo Magazine.