The girl who swallowed the hornets nest
Opens her swollen lips and
Asked if she was going to take the
Honey you’re the only one I need
Bleeds violet into my mouth, leaves claw marks on
This cannot go on further I’m not happy here
The bees have taken rent in a suitcase that’s halfway packed, errant underwear and lingerie
That you’re no longer interested in
Do not feed the dogs, my mother warned me.
Stray don’t only have the intention on staying
Where they are fed, that is the only desired outcome. Nothing more but an empty bowl.