Arthur Ramirez

Jul 28

Source: Nikolas Noonan from Unsplash

when I inevitably
get my teeth knocked out
by a random stranger

I’m curious how often
I’ll trace my mangled tongue
over the ruins of those stained gates
once pearly

I’m curious how quick
the severed strands of pulp
will heal, permanent cables fixed
to a decrepit monitor

when I…

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Arthur Ramirez

Arthur Ramirez

Aspiring novelist and amateur poet and op-ed writer on gay/queer/GSM topics. CA —> MN —> ? Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.