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Toti O’Brien – 1 poem

HUNGER

bony wristed old monk
pries open
the domino box

tiles are teeth
of worn ivory against
velvet tongues

(a piece
crumbles away
a piece tumbles down

dots are falling
like rosary beads
into dust)

 

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Toti O’Brien is the Italian Accordionist with the Irish Last Name. She was born in Rome then moved to Los Angeles, where she makes a living as a self-employed artist, performing musician and professional dancer. Her work has most recently appeared in Aji Magazine, The Spectacle, Goldman Review, and Poeticdiversity.

By Heavenly Flower Publishing

Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com

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