Thinly Veiled by Bekah Steimel

Thinly Veiled

I want to be
thinly veiled
for you
so you can
detect movement
under my surface
where my skin
is what
I speak
and my blood
is what
I mean
your x-ray vision
the connection
in between

(First appeared in Milk Sugar 2013)


Bekah Steimel is a poet whose work has been published globally. Recent poems have appeared in Impossible Archetype, Paper and Ink Zine, and Memoryhouse Magazine. She lives in St. Louis and can be found online at and followed on Twitter and Instagram @BekahSteimel.

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