Mudlark No. 64 (2018)

we need God she says 
God wants us to be
a nautilus of intimacy 

the lean and swirl of her
harnessing the power of atoms
even if it’s true due to distribution of force a knife causes more damage
than a blunt weapon but less than a fireball’s blast winds
such force driven with such disequilibrium is not God but white
misogynist God and misandry contempt for men God
not God but our conception of God for God is the loveliest form she gestures 
to the spanish colombian woman kissing the black feet of Christ
in the alcove of la sagrada familia her hand in mine my hand in hers
nothing more needed she sighs as the Spirit of God
sighs God is all women old and young all men 


Shann Ray | Atomic Theory 432, ii.8
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