Poem of the Week: 31 October – 6 November

Lemon balm is for forgiveness.Pull up from the root, steepin boiling water. Add locusts’ wings,salt, the dried bones of hummingbirds.Drink when you feel ready.Drink even if you do not. Pepper seeds are for courage.Sprinkle them on your tongue.Sprinkle in the doorway and alongthe windowsill. Mix pepper and waterto a thick paste. Spackle the cracksin theContinue reading “Poem of the Week: 31 October – 6 November”