Losing them, fixing them, forgetting to put them in
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Ira Wood lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, and is the author of several plays, including “The Last White Class,” co-written with his wife, Marge Piercy.
You have watched your love kneeling, stretching, tugging weeds. Her muscles slide beneath her skin. She sweats where your tongue wants to be. And the good air fills you, and your body thrums from the inside out. You are an animal, naked in the grass, in the dirt. You are hot and you want.