Happy Sunday! Below please find an excerpt from my poem, “Seven Deadly Virtues, No. 1”, an homage to my favorite of the seven deadly sins. Thanks for stopping by!
Oh to be the prophet in my own land, the object of the envy of another, the most equal among a sterile sea of white.
I was shiny once, bright as a carousel horse with big pink lips.
Listen up, dudes and dudettes: jealousy is vastly underrated.
It’s on markdown, if you know where to shop.
I wear my jealousy with pride, its emerald folds wrapped round my rubber ribs like a rotted root sunk deep in a storm of quicksand.
Let’s hear it for the green-eyed.
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