︎︎︎︎︎ Ulyses Razo
︎ Oct 16, 2023

the shape of your temple,
the soft inward
curve, as my fingers followed
the laundry of your head,
made me want to tie the clock’s hands
behind its back.

you let me eat your face,
lick the skin beneath your eyes.

love’s speech is a bite.

you finished your food.
i am licking your plate.

Ulyses Razo is a poetry candidate at Randolph College's low-residency MFA program. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Propel, South Carolina Review, Ghost City Review, Barzakh, Mortal Mag, Life and Legends, and elsewhere. He lives in London.