September 13th: Poetry by Bri Gonzalez
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Thank you Bri for these two lovely pieces. We adored the Twilight reference <3
Let’s Take a Midnight Trip to CVS Teeth full of pills pilled teeth teethed milligrams chalk residue molar measuring tongued focus balance canine cratering lungs dryswallow when most don’t many too teeththroated teethbitter bliss sidewalkedoodled tastebuds blooddrawn maps my veins where I pinpoint places to beg and you teeth off each one.
"You better hold on tight, spider monkey." green stab | skin bouldered | cradle tinted death | armed forest cracks needing | domained | fluorescent illuminates hell | hole glance glitter- spat | pale- coastcloud break | a zoom curious | saying out | loud siphoning spidered
Bri Gonzalez is a Chicana/e, queer poet and an MFA candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder. Their work is forthcoming or can be found in Not Deer Magazine, Crow & Cross Keys, Janus Literary, Coffin Bell Journal, and more. She spends most of her time playing D&D, bingeing horror movies, and bothering her void cat, Dahlia (above). Check Bri out at bgwriting.org or @bg_writing on Twitter.
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