Heretics in Flames

I cried for perspiration
on your skin like
God needs the devil,
we were heretics in flames
consumed by force
combining chemically
rejecting creeds, scratched
along the spine as proverbs
thrust in ecstasy: the right way
leads to death, and she is worth
far more than rubies.

© Ben Ditmars 2016

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Photograph by Michelle Franco

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