Poem of the Week | The Unevolved Cactus by Lauren Anne Cassidy

The Unevolved Cactus

By Lauren Anne Cassidy

 

I take on love

Like a boat

Takes on water

And hold it 

In my body

Like the belly 

Of a cactus.

It does not help me

During the dry months

Or drought – 

 

It drowns me from

The inside out.

 


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