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“Sick Woman” by Sol Camarena Medina

Listen to Sol Camarena Medina read “Sick Woman.”

 

Your mouth so blue even birds
get lost in it.

Nobody realizes
how sick you are, not even your doctor, oh no, they’re all praising
your sapphire tongue, your teeth like tiny turquoises hanging on an ancient necklace
your palate smells of the dead but your lover’s turned into a raven
and waits for the funeral the way you wait for harvest.… Read more ““Sick Woman” by Sol Camarena Medina”

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