Night Snack

Night Snack

Tonight we plucked that apricot moon

and ate it,

not in a gulp,

but with long laps of tongues,

carving of teeth,

squeezing nectar against palettes

till it trickled

down

our

open

throats.

Thank you to the editors Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Laurie McAndish King for first publishing this in Hot Flashes 2.

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