god hung low on a twisted branch

a sliver moon heckled in the slant

of shadow boxes

a kid behind the neighbor’s house

cried through the crack

of an open window

i spit out a mouthful 

of pulverized pomegranate seeds 

an offering to the broken bones
of a long dead bird

Mimi German

Mimi German is a poet living in Portland, Oregon, studying poetry in the Poet Studio at the Attic Institute. Her poems have been published in NewVerseNews, PublicPool and soon in The Mantle Poetry Journal.

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