Lengthy Poem Contest

begin with the stone
by EA Kane

h. snake

you chimera out, lengthening to a thick
ribbon of scales and muscle. two needle
fangs sharpen out of your mouth, silken
against your palate, wicked with your jaw
so flexible and jarring. like this, you devour
the bird of your past, your long body
heaving the dense clump of feathers down
your throat. you hunger and eat until you
are lumpy as a candy necklace. in the heat
of the yellow grasses along the edge of the
forest, you huddle like a tape in a cassette. 


((is there is a way to eat more, to eat everything?)) go to k 
((your shape is satisfied, digesting and frightening)) go to t




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