February

A Poem by Rachel Kearney.
 
There is a cross in her
bathroom. Of chili pepper cans
from Mexico. Jesus
is made of abstract
eyes
diminishing legs.
 
I wash my hands with lemon
soap, It seethes                             
into porcelain.
 
That sink
could be demonic.                          
I could be                                      
praying.
 
The foam is gone.
 
Jesus’ chili pepper can has
nutritional facts printed
into aluminum. All are cut off                       
except for “Protein/Proteína:
0”

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