like cats like snowflakes

as perfect as that,

i want you
(come with me)

under the leaves
to bat at falling stars
with me, to sleep

(if you stay)
dreamless much later

it's only one fierceness,
so small and autumn
you could hold it entire

--the kind of thing you only
find in the rain--

with sharp innocent teeth
i will show you.

i would melt with you
clear and cold to the sea.

and if not (my love) perhaps
i found something
in wanting you

just wanting you

(like cats like