The Comma Awakes by Alyssa Trivett

We awake.
Douse our tail end in hot water.
Slurp off bed. Tied to the sentence-track,
semicolon wins. Extra tail owning.
Brilliance, commence.
Etch-A-Sketch hands go forth.
Be the creator you are to be.
Those talons, you ignore

Alyssa Trivett
Alyssa Trivett is a wandering soul from the Midwest. When not working two jobs, she listens to music and scrawls lines on the back of gas station receipts. Her work has appeared in Scapegoat Review, Peeking Cat, on, Walking Is Still Honest Press online, and Duane’s PoeTree site.

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