Nude on canvas: I am threadless —
posing like rivers

I melt into the painter's skin —
kissing his eyes of glass

I ask him to
paint me an unbroken body —

and take me to
glass rivers

I melt into the painter's skin —
nude on canvas: I am threadless —

— Evan Renyolds

Evan Renyolds is completing an MFA at Carlow University. He lives in Bloomfield. Many writers featured in Chapter & Verse are guests of Prosody, produced by Jan Beatty and Ellen Wadey. Prosody airs every Saturday morning on 90.5 FM.


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