“Moth Muse: A Sapphic”

“Moth Muse: A Sapphic” by Sara Moore Wagner begins:

Find him—mention loneliness. He forgets you.
Give this God your skinny soul. Feed him meat from
under breastbones. Monument. Find him—paper lantern
in electric wires. Bring him down. Give him water.
Make him a tiny

ship to carry something dirty, decorated light,
flinching eyes turned orbital. Look around at
particles of life. [continue reading]


Also by Sara Moore Wagner at Heron Tree: “Because the Little Mermaid Wanted Something Else, Too,” which you can read here.