Eating Children on a Fall Day

by Amye Archer

 

I see the toddlers again this morning

and I can barely control my urge to eat them,

I imagine the flavors of them: the brunettes tasting like fall

nutmeg, pumpkin spice, the end of something important.

the blondes sweet

like icing smuggled straight out of a can….

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Amye Archer writes at thefatgirlblog.com. She’s been published in PANK, H_ngm_n, Boston Literary, Word Riot, and more. She does not eat children.

Amye Archer
Amye Archer writes at thefatgirlblog.com. She’s been published in PANK, H_ngm_n, Boston Literary, Word Riot, and more. She does not eat children.