CategoryPoetry

I Should be Writing/Mango

I Should be Writing/Mango Margaret King I should be writing, So of course— First I ate a ripe mango All by myself, juice Dripping down my chin Spoon sliding down skin. Then I admired my own thighs For a hot minute. Then my calves, hips, shapely Rear like an apple Rounding me out Because we should all be Well-rounded. Soaked the roots of my Flowering orchid— Even though I’ll have to cut it back soon— Lavender finely-veined, shot through With […] Continue Reading

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