fallen angel image

Two Hot Haiku by h. l. nelson

Summer skin burns fast
Red soothed under lover’s hand
Scorching heat between.

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Her essence breathes fire
She ignites and consumes all
I’m embers and ash.

h. l. nelson is Founding Editor-in-Beef of Cease, Cows. She is also a former sidewalk mannequin. (Yes, that happened.) She has been published or is forthcoming at PANK, Hobart, Metazen, Bartleby Snopes, and Pure Slush. Tell her your favorite planet: hlnelson.com.

Lead image:  “Fallen Angel” (original image via Chris Davis)