Biological Warfare

I’ve contracted the virus, 
yet I remain asymptomatic.
I’ve become an ignorant weapon
of breath and blood,
I creep close 
and share my love,
spanning social distances
with simple kisses 
placed wet on cheeks
during embraces and hello’s.

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: