Poem by Charlie Juno Metcalf


The docile man is most charming
With fragments of bone stuck between his teeth
Hearts and livers thick on his breath
Repentant in his own pleasure

He is prosperous, yet he covets
Consuming the delicate songbird
A veiled concubine
Shrinking from watchful eyes

Charlie Juno Metcalf is a third-year Theatre major. When she’s not scribbling in a notebook or rehearsing a show, Charlie likes to make bracelets, watch old TV shows, and play The Sims. She loves her mean and very grumpy cat named Mokie.

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