Rejoice, You’re Afflicted


old man

no teeth

he gave you pleasure

and the sweetest taste

 

we’re in an alley

of mucus off 13th and Locust

inadvertent transmission

diseased in the seventies

 

indirectly

 

the swarm is now a street

cut down all the trees

6 thoughts on “Rejoice, You’re Afflicted

  1. Struggled to hit the “Like” button, but couldn’t because I didn’t “like” this. I was instantly repelled and, as I read on, also disturbed. But I couldn’t stop reading. Your words have power.

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