FLIRTATION MEDITATION
Amie Whittemore

Like flower without pollen-
all petal and performance.

Each touch of sleeve
or thigh like breeze-

nearly accidental.
Then, the dreaming

hunger, such fruit
the mind ripens

from briefest
nectar.




Amie Whittemore is the author of the poetry collection Glass Harvest (Autumn House Press) and co-founder of the Charlottesville Reading Series in Virginia. Her poems have won multiple awards, including a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, and have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Sycamore Review, Smartish Pace, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. She teaches English at Middle Tennessee State University.
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