Tagged: mosquitoes

we were underneath

we were underneath
pear trees, filling up our bags
with fruit while i drew

the mosquitoes away, legs
swelling with bites, primed to be picked
.
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birdwatching in our

i sit for two

i sit for two
minutes in the
front yard,
and they
have found
the back of my
knees
– two,
now three
bites, a
deliberate
unkindness
polished
across eternity
.
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