Reader Poem — Jennifer Hernandez

Jennifer Hernandez wrote this poem in response to the September poetry prompts:

Eva does the Cha Cha

Her lithe arms writhe
with extreme snakes.
Tattoos swirl green
& brown like vines,
but serpentine.

In one arm her baby dangles,
screeches, promise unfulfilled,
while the other arm extends,
plucks manzanita
ripe & red.

Tart crunch of knowledge on her lips,
she undulates her snakes & hips.
Garden cha cha lulls her babe,
who suckles on
the juice of sin.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s