Henious Jade


she was a scorched earth birth

a woman born in a fire storm

in blinding white and heinous jade

a glance, a taste, before the blaze

torn but not from what she’s made

napalm lip balm, female fusillade

an incendiary legacy

awakened in her mother’s veins

all it takes

is a list, a kiss

a flick of the wrist

and, oh—

the flames, the flames….

🔥

a. duncan, 2020


Artwork: A. Aydogdu | https://www.aykworks.com
Music: Max Richter


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Amor et melle et felle est fecundissimus || Love is rich with both honey and venom

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