The Good in the Evil World by Rebecca Hazelton : Poetry Magazine

Before the war leaned in and blew out / the candles, there were many long days / where lovers called themselves lovers / and a house was a dream but also

Source: The Good in the Evil World by Rebecca Hazelton : Poetry Magazine

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Last Meal: Breakfast Tacos, San Antonio, Tejas by Laurie Ann Guerrero : Poetry Magazine

Breakfast Tacos, from the series Seven Days, 2003, by Chuck Ramirez / / Let me be your last meal.

Source: Last Meal: Breakfast Tacos, San Antonio, Tejas by Laurie Ann Guerrero : Poetry Magazine

 

“Let me be your last meal:

mouthfuls of my never-to-be-digested

face, my immovable femur

caught in your throat”