The Point of the Needle | By Dana Levin

Categories: Poetry

From the current issue (34.2):

Hyalophora-cecropia-mating copy

Since you got to behead

each

           hollyhock crown
           with your round
           guillotine
           of a mouth—
I hope you get to spin inside your
           paper house.
           Emerge noctuidae,
           owlet moth,
           laying your eggs in leaves at night.

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