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sanctify

By Risha Mae Ordas



in the six weeks waiting to get new skin

i will drink jugs of holy water

from the tap outside the church

to cleanse my intestines

of your revolting saliva



 


Risha Mae Ordas (she/her) is a poet, a short story writer, and a professor. She is the author of the upcoming chapbook entitled "Juvenile Womanhood" (NakedCat Publishing). Her works have appeared or are forthcoming in Novice, Moonbow Magazine, the Afterpast Review, and Porchlit Magazine. She is based in Baguio City, Philippines.

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