written by: Jaya Avendel
Let us make ourselves hungry by
Watching cooking shows.
The luminescent screens glorify falsities
Excuse the pits in our bellies.
We pretend to taste each other in
Red wine and custard but
We are hungry for more than layered pastries
We are hungry for each other
We are afraid to reach out.
JULY 2021 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Jaya Avendel is a writer living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where she dips her pen into the inkwell of fantasy and prose, dabbling with the stories in the forest around her. She writes at Nin Chronicles.
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