Tulipe by Matt Dennison
Cunt is such an earthy word—
a fragrant forest mix of birth
and salty whorl—a disappearing
suckling-self in mindless swirl—
the garden bulb within our world.
©Matt Dennison 2020
Matt Dennison is the author of Kind Surgery, from Urtica Press (Fr.) His work has appeared in Rattle, Bayou Magazine, Redivider, Natural Bridge, The Spoon River Poetry Review and Cider Press Review, among others. He has also made short films with Michael Dickes, Swoon, Marie Craven and Jutta Pryor.