DS Maolalai

Italian Food

your hair
runs down
my body
like black
and looping
pasta. my chest,
my belly,
dinnerplates. my fingers,
twisting forks.


DS Maolalai has been nominated four times for Best of the Net and three times for the Pushcart Prize. His poetry has been released in two collections, “Love is Breaking Plates in the Garden” (Encircle Press, 2016) and “Sad Havoc Among the Birds” (Turas Press, 2019).

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