Virgo Season
by Ocean Escalanti

Eat my heart out

Shoes bursting open
At the sight of
Soak feet therapy

Gushy ghost
You come in threes

Trunk twisted upwards

“Ladder to the sun”

Harpies shriek at noon
And i organize my little things

From smallest to largest
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Ocean Escalanti is an indigenous poet & artist residing in Oakland, CA. She is a facilitator at NIAD Art Center (Richmond) and a print monitor at Max Garage Press (Berkeley). Her poems reference urban community living, mysticism, and the human/nature symbiosis.