by Jasmine Flowers


Some unboxed words

should be left alone.


Those boxes hold

jewels for my hair,

spiders for my light,

peaches for my sink.


Don’t use ‘em all up.


I pick a few to go

with my baby teeth.


Jasmine Flowers is a well-watered poet from Birmingham, AL. Her poems appear in River Mouth Review, Cypress Literary Journal, perhappened, and more. She is currently a poetry editor for Variant Literature. Find her at and @jas_flow on Twitter.

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