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  • Writer's pictureCurtis Ackie

halogen deride

cruel breeching veil

we suspire

the hiss and congeal

of your teeming little deaths

longing to

flare inside-out

remove the shale tooth

splinter prim limits

haggard stiff

the wing sways

from eu to dys

and the siren misses its voice

© Curtis Ackie 2022

Laurie Lipton, The Hermaphrodite with the World Egg (1989)


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