The Hawaiian Sky Teaches Me the Story of Abraham

by Polley Poer



And how godly it is 

to see how soft


it must’ve looked 

at the beginning 


of time I used to believe 

Adam and Eve fucked 


around in my own back-

yard in the cornfields feeding 


the same horses I fed 

as a child with both hands 


apple slices in my palms

I got bit


before I knew what 

a hellscape was


or the lava that blood-

spewed underneath


I don’t remember who said it

but we know now


Jupiter is burning & there is 

no promised land 


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