My guardian angel, Heurtebise,
I guard you, I hit you,
I break you, I change
Your guard every hour.
On guard, summer! I challenge
You, if you're a man. Admit
Your beauty, angel of white lead,
Caught in a photograph by an
Explosion of magnesium.
image: Blue (1997) by Kiriko Nananan
music: Gay Angels (2007) by Perfume Genius
text: L'Ange Heurtebise (1925) by Jean Cocteau