SPOROUS

MANI RAO

 

This poem previously appeared in Mani Rao’s book, GhostMasters.
 
 
Red September path covered in kisses
Autumn abandon
 
Abandoning what you ask as your teeth strip and gnaw my flesh
Bruise-clouds flambéed for days
Stained as if I had gone berserk in a perfumery
Trying on too much

 
 

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