See, in the slaughterhouse!


angels tangle half-dressed

in the slaughterhouse!


a child’s tongue

spun itself into a rope.

Now, bells–

hived between teeth–


Tell about me!

Tell about me!



Filed under poetry

4 responses to “See, in the slaughterhouse!

  1. Awesome sounds when spoken aloud. “angels tangle half-dressed”

  2. Becky

    That was my favorite line too!

  3. This is beautiful, and I would love to publish it in Chiron Review, if you will agree to that. Let me know.

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