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LAce Posted Monday, February 2nd, 2009
The Giantess
Kirsty Logan


The giantess grows fat on kisses.
She consumes little elfboys
one by one, like bonbons
pop-popping between her teeth.

She wants you, pretty girlboy.
And she will not wait.


You will come round in your brother's leather jacket
collar turned up
sleeves covering knuckles.
You will smell of
nicotine and fizzy drinks.
I will be concealed
in silk the colour of tongues.

I will suck the fat
from your lips.

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Posted by ewan logan [ ] on Friday, February 6th, 2009 at 2:45 PM
The Giantess precise, concise, closely written. Requires multiple readings. Probably influenced by TS Eliot and Dylan Thomas. The sparse language is a strength. Look forward to more from this author.

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