Author: The Erozine

Jide Badmus

Temptation these smokinghills before meare unyieldingi tremble in prayeri have mustard-sized faithbut these mountains moveof their own accord& my faith is shaken.i fall on knees, in aweof milky peaks—offer deep…

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Kayleigh Willis

The Banana I promised you a gameI promised you a banana,said I would eat it beside youwhile you drove the company’s car.I promised to suck it slowly, tohold it gently…

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Donna Dallas

Lucrasia Women hate your long legs,full grapefruit breasts Men desire the darkness of your hairthe well-rounded curves of your hipssinewy skin that sinks deep downinto a sweet well of cotton…

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Ridwan Tukur

Atlas •Rounded as a dome up northNorth of your nubian bodyBody dripping with the flowFlow and waves of the seasSeas across your veinsYour veins, startled by my handsMy hands rub…

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Linda Crate

i could love myself he didn't appreciatemy temple in allher glory,only lusted after thelightwithout an appreciationfor the darknessor the fierce flowers thatgrew within saiddark;he couldn't see a worthto anything that…

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Jen Mcca

Vanessa She asked me to pick up her dog I picked up my laptopShe never asked for so much as a wordexcept when she did, she said - There are words…

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Nonah Palmer

Liquid Lipstick Massacre     Work From Home For Cyn     Nonfiction, New Year’s Eve 2020, Blood   --And honestly, the last thing I expectedbefore the year was done…

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Mark Heathcote

I'm-beholden   I taste your lipstickIt's a prophecy I can't resist.I follow you in a bee's danceTo a flowers nap, and take my lanceTo prise it open.It's an iridescent opal,…

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Melody Greenfield

The Pull   * Inspiration comes from Instructions for Living by Erika L. Sanchez as published in The New Yorker   “The past is the past is the past,” yet …

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Dustin King

Broken Photo #23 or Contradictions     you understand so I explain it slowly    our bodies are ours to enjoy & no one else’s  but I’ll enjoy you enjoying mine  …

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