Head Off & Split

a january 6th (re)reading: “she sinks into its growling sharp-toothed mouth with the news
the not news”
                              that flag    in my                     not my capitol
Arching herself over a river of cloth she feels for her bias,                                            but doesn’t cut...”

                                                                quoted text from Nikky Finney’s “Head Off & Split” & “Red Velvet”

(c) Stacy Isenbarger 2022