Popularized by virgins,
We've been told that the good guy wears it always.
Bleached bones and ligaments.
Sterilized plastic calipers before a gynecological exam,
and that which is most difficult to maintain in paper, cloth, and teeth.
Seasonally/regionally: Fox, owl, hare, goose, ptarmigan.
A naked dash and leap into
a frigid glacial pool, and the adrenaline rush
that follows after.
White hot lead, searing pain,
ecstasy, and some deaths.