Leech Baby: A Micro Poem by Noll Griffin

Glove handing from tree
Photo by Harli Marten on Unsplash

Leech Baby

I would’ve been cared for if I fit
Into a slack glove’s finger, a dark ribbon banner
Pinching a mammal’s groggy legs.
A sudden intrusion of heat in the world, beloved,
Two hearts doing laps around someone else’s blood.

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