Fresh Rots Soonest

Photo by Paul Brookes

canned, salted, frozen lasts
longest.
 
We are fresh with one another
grow mold and decay over each other.
 
We can one another,
are salty or cold
and it keeps.
 
Gnaw the other down
to their wishbone,
That each holds in their little finger,
pull until it snaps.

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