Lit / Staff Picks

Two Poems










He paints her sex slowly. The muscles
slacken, the mouth loosens. This reminds
me of the dead soon after the body
stops listening.


Tonight I walk with the authority
of the gods. No fluid or bone.

I imagine our wings beaten
to exhaust, the gesture
of escape.

Image: Francesca Woodman


Want to join the discussion? Luna Luna encourages well-reasoned, thoughtful, useful, civil, constructive, respectful and intellectual dialogue. That said, we're not into name-calling or bullying or character attacks. Violating comments will be deleted. Please read the post thoroughly and try not to make assumptions about the writer's perspective. Let's start talking!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s