shrank, like Alice, and only love could make
her full-sized, the doctor said, but the doctor
He looked at his hands, trembling, the blood
still on them, and he told him I am sorry,
brother, and he tried to mean it.
The alarm clock was off and so was the light,
when he tried the switch, the last thing he
"I love you so much I cannot breathe,"
she said, so he breathed for her and they
lived on his breath until the morning came
to dissolve their flesh.