Feeding Hour

By Ezra Blaize

I like to watch men feed–
Girls drink and their jean-shorts

finger tips. There is coupling. Then,
when it’s too dark to count for

anything, the

shorts fall–full of whispers–somnolent
on dirty carpet, and the girls are

dazzled into beds they will
never make again.

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Ezra Blaize is a recent Flagler graduate who will be pursuing a Ph.D. at University of Wisconsin’s Curriculum and Instruction department. He writes two to four pieces a week, and hopes to engage as many publishing opportunities as possible sometime in the future, post-grad school.