We Are Birds | Emily Blair
Emily Blair is an Appalachian poet turned community college professor living in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her recently published work can be found in Anti-Heroin Chic, Boshemia Magazine, Vagabond City, and The Lavender Review, among others. You can find her on Twitter at Em__Dash__
this is how two women have sex 
Have you ever picked two tangled forks
out of the dishwasher
& tugged, feeling
like an idiot
because a toddler could figure this out
the tines screech apart
with terrible, unripened friction?
It’s nothing like that.