Keep Your ___s Off Me
lend me a ___,
she says, ___me
will you, they’ll come in ___y.
You have to ___
it to her: dealt a tough ___,
she’s an old ___
at under ___edness.
Lives from ___
to mouth on ___outs
Rules with an iron___.
him a ___gun
Think you can ___le it?
she asks, or shall I call a ___yman?
Are you left-___ed or right-___ed?
Light-___ed or heavy-___ed?
Ride me on your ___le bars.
From her ___bag
she takes a ___stitched ___towel
wipes her ___s.
Now they shake ___s
and he notices how cold her ___s
are. Would she like to wear his ___-knit
mittens? He’s eating out of her ___s!
they climb a ___-rail
escape by a ___’s breadth.
The situation’s out of her ___s.
She doesn’t lift a ___,
are tied, but, refusing to bite the ___
that feeds her, ___s out
merc___ise: ___ icrafts,
c___eliers, ___written ___bills,
He asks her father for her ___.
Into the sunset they go, ___in ___.
–- Florence Cassen Mayers