Aphelion Issue 275, Volume 26
August 2022
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Wind’s Rabies

by A. J. Huffman

I flow out of myself.
Become a wave.
Of fluid.
All sticky and red.
The perfect solution
to eat your skin,
your bones,
your heart.
Your nails don’t matter.
I’ll eat them too.
Hear them crunch.
Crackle and burn.
I’ll bury them.
Better and faster
than they can me.

© 2012 A. J. Huffman

A. J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published three collections of poetry: The Difference Between Shadows and Stars, Carrying Yesterday, and Cognitive Distortion. She has also published her work in national and international literary journals such as Avon Literary Intelligencer, Writer's Gazette, and The Penwood Review. Find more about A.J. Huffman, including additional information and links to her work at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 and https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222 .

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