Teeth – L. Stevens

Last night I dreamed

that my teeth

exploded

 

Popped in my mouth

like popcorn 

cutting my cheeks

 

I spit the shards

and blood

on the ground 

 

My tongue told me

a row of 

new teeth were left

 

They were thin, pointy

I smiled

cutting the night

 


 

L. Stevens is an intj who loves learning about everything and filing it away for later. She finished second in little infinite’s first haiku contest, and her poetry has been featured by Pack Poetry, Freeverse Revolution, and Heretics, Lovers and Madmen. 

She writes short stories and poetry about the moon, darkness, and anything else lurking in the deep abyss of her imagination. More of her work can be seen at everyday-strange.com and on instagram @everydaystrangeblog

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