Solid Quarter

Blood Jet Poetry Series in New Orleans, weekly poetry and music as well as open mic performances

Visit Trembling Pillow Press for poetry books, broadsides, chapbooks, and Solid Quarter Magazine.

Visit New Orleans Poetry Fest for the annual 3 day poetry festival directed by Bill Lavender and Megan Burns.

Megan Burns' Poeticsofbone&city project on Tumblr

Monday, April 08, 2013

Day 8: 30 Days of TUNECHI for National Poetry Month

love is [a] crap/shoot

all in the grey gardens of our lives
wed pathologies under
the underdressing
our “oh now we exist” because other
has acknowledged us
laid trapped sex-side
a nominal verse untapped
outside gaze not fragmented enough
levies eyes a crotchling verdant
bloom me lip to lip long kisser-gist
a searing exorcism said: girl…
girl, what kind of thing do you want to be
tethering how you did labyrinth
wild heart, roaded
here’s what I can do & here’s what I will do
turn the world
I was never a thing
to be poemed

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