portrait of a wound

portrait of a wound



charred bungalows line the block like

black teeth in rotted gums

of men who have walked by

liquor-store light

since before the city burned



Rosie DeSantis is an actress, theater-maker, aspiring organizer, Detroiter, and recent graduate of the Experimental Theater Wing at New York University. Her poetry has thus far been published in American Chordata, Linden Avenue, Crabfat Magazine, and Words Apart.


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