this electric musk so ave maria
has better lighting in a drip-drop pace
technicolor but of the b-movie kind -
flowers cut by guillotines cut to a kiss / cut to a
small and dreadful planet / cut to heavenly bodies who
advise us to be careful of the shapes we sleep in
Arielle Tipa is a writer who lives near a haunted lake in New York. She is the Founding Editor of Occulum. Her debut chapbook of poetry and prose, daughter - seed, is set to release in Winter 2018 from Empty Set Press.