the poetry that matters

Melissa Bull

Melissa Bull's writing has appeared in such publications as Matrix, Headlight, Carte Blanche, Pistol, Swamp, Snafu and Maisonneuve. Her chapbook, Eating Out, was published last year by WithWords. She lives in Montreal, where she works as a magazine editor.


Stow lees til gleams leech

and crevices crook and clash.

See the slim ratch stripe

touch or blush or blotch.

Strew streams and felt themes

of promise and promise

fear or ease.

It's always the same.


Stew them then flail them

til qualm-simmered juices

feud sticky and needy

and near.

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