Julia Drescher / Mock Martyrs/Abound

$ 7.00


 

 Julia Drescher lives in Texas & co-edits Dos Press with C.J. Martin, as well as the online poetry journal Little Red Leaves .



Swallow is to Spider As

Eating is : to hunger : that is we know why : she swallows the fly is : to
knowing in some other darker place this : is what a face looks like
: growing : her hair in her / on her & : using touch to hear (i.e. : her
threads) soft some- : what blind delineations : common enough : some
misplaced private life that is : she builds her wheel between : trees
: though someone is : bound to tangle : through : know-how passed
down for : motherhood : (lavender & blood) : i.e. her woven clean
: cool crisp sheets for dying in : slowly “safe the spider : first before you
sweep a bed” : that is either : errs on : the side of care or : unlike bees,
can : only use others to heal : (i.e. swallowing a spider with jelly cures) :
anew could last (4000) forever (s) : considering equations : & the
destruction of : in wanting to know of them : as in all possibility : missing
the master : piece the world / the body not made for it keeps : the
watch she : webs the mouth to : mend the wound & nine months : later
white sheets : the whole field : i.e. she makes : her wheels her own :
shroud

 




 


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