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Bring Out the Plug and Fill Up The Tub.

Poetry microdose: Day Twenty

By Stevi-Lee AlverPublished 5 months ago Updated 5 months ago 1 min read
Bring Out the Plug and Fill Up The Tub.
Photo by Amin Moshrefi on Unsplash

the blueberry vision was searching

for neither suffering nor pleasure,

but only pain could refill his leaking chamber.

beyond the perishing terra-cotta walls, 

he found an asylum of rusty bathrooms. 

his perverted madness was nullified

as he stood beneath the hypnotic shower.

the kleptomaniac flamingo embezzled

his absurd beauty.

the pickpocket giraffe pinched

his eccentric feathers.

the figure in the mirror bled

torment & dissolution.

bring out the leather restraints,

bring out Hannibal Lecter's mask,

bring out the rubber plug & fill up the tub.

Stevi-Lee Alver is an Australian writer and tattoo artist. She lives in the middle of Brazil with her wife. She loves bush walks and waterfalls but misses the ocean.

This poem is part of the drains of her mind collection.

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About the Creator

Stevi-Lee Alver

Australian writer and tattoo artist based in Brazil. 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈

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