Thursday, June 28, 2012

Poem: Instructions to the sperm and egg

By Jack Brummet

After the merge,
But before exiting the host,

Buff up--
Because on the surface,

They eat
The wounded.


Jack Brummet's poems have appeared in Electrum, Jeopardy, The Croton Review, Pinchpenny, Clown War, Sulphur River Poetry Review, Concerning Poetry, Scape, and Tuna Gas, among other journals and magazines, in anthologies, and on bus placards.

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