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Blind Boy Braille Daydream


Blind boys who are turned on

by smelling and licking

their armpits

as they jack off

And eat their own come

cause they like

its smell and taste

but would never in a million years

tell anyone,

Thrill to learn the constellations in braille,

to touch and feel and learn

with their sensitive fingerprints

the Big Dipper and Orion,

Able to see in their mind their shapes

we who can see can see

when we look up into

black velvet empyrean

or even when we close our eyes

and see them in our minds as they do,

But its braille erotica that excites them now,

the raised dots for sex words,

the raised dots for sex acts

sensitive fingertips of sensitive boys

so inexperienced eager to experience

turned on by caressing the raised dots

so their young fingers can thrill

to all the different sex acts and positions

described in braille in exquisite detail.

Yes, fundamentalist Islam and Christianity

could learn a thing or two

(or thing or zillion)

from observing through a keyhole

two blind boys in love

making love

not knowing they’re watched,

Just watching close-up how a blind boy’s fingers

caress his blind boy friend

and the look on their faces

when they come.

Too bad Christianity and Islam

can’t touch the Human Condition

as poignantly and sensitively

with as much tenderness

with as much compassion

with as much honor

with as much blessing

as an affectionate and loveable blind boy

who doesn’t believe in God, Christ, Mohammed

or any Bible

But fulfills the archetype of cosmic BoyLove

that existed before Mohammed, Christ or God

or any Bible

as he caresses his blind bestfriend.



[Originally published in NHS 2006, http://www.poetspath.com/napalm/nhs06/Antler.htm.]