Body as Question Mark

He tells lovers
I never smile at my own body,
its not home,
’til your touch.

He tells strangers
take your fill.
And they do and they go.

—S Shaw


S Shaw lives in Oakland, California who writes, like a lot of writers, to save his soul, speaks his truths and exorcise his demons and just to have fun.  He is a librarian and is affiliated with several writing organizations such as Cave Canem and B/GLAM (Black Gay Letters and Arts Movement).