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Deborah Guzzi – 1 poem

Life with the Gay Caballero

“aye, aye, aye, aye”

 

 

the annoyance of I

the single letter which leaves no rook

for interlopers

for transgressors who walk the we

 

togetherness a swear word not to be uttered

 

the impotence of I

skull bound

tongue-tied

housebound

 

the local hermit with a brown paper sack

 

the phony host

tempting with open door

who buries you under

palm crosses of their weaving

 

open ovens which lure with the scent of sugar cookies

 

poets, writers, politicians

mothers

fathers

spoiled brats

suckle the I

 

sunsets of yellow, red, brown, black, dirty white

are mine.

 

🍃

 

Deborah Guzzi writes full-time. Her poetry appears in Allegro, Shooter, Amethyst & Foxglove Journal in the UK – Blue Nib &Automatic Pilot, Ireland – Existere, Ekphrastic Review, Scarlet Leaf & Subterranean Blue, Canada – Tincture, Vine Leaves & Ariel Chart – Australia, mgv2>publishing- France, Cha – Hong Kong – Greece – pioneertown, Sounding Review, Bacopa Literary Review, The Aurorean, Liquid Imagination & others in the USA. Deborah was nominated for the Pushcart Award & Rhysling Awards.

By Heavenly Flower Publishing

Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com

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