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Wednesday, 22 December 2021

Summer Solstice by Vanessa Page

Mango trees
wear fruit bling
like two-bit hookers

top-shelf drunk
backs turned
on the lawn

lorikeets
arrive like rain
tearing at the pulp

a sweet rot
rises in this
sex-sweat heat.

From: https://webarchive.nla.gov.au/awa/20140723141004/http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/41815/20140724-0003/www.foame.org/Issue11/poems/page.html

Date: 2014

By: Vanessa Page (19??- )