I was too busy to eat that summer
Married to Peter
Going to classes
And figuring out the logistics of having an affair with a
Whose wife was pregnant.
To save time I drank tall glasses of
Ice coffee with five spoonfuls of sugar sifted
Down to the bottom.
You had better believe
I was brimming with energy.
One day the graduate student and I drove to the Skyview Motel
Across the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey
A run down place and
As soon as we entered our room
I flung myself at him so vigorously that he
Cried out in pain. Oh sorry I murmured
I think it must be all the caffeine.