White Sans

by Rose Knapp

Venice beach waves flatline sands
Morphs onto black tar
Yes trap club Isis sliced wind blow

Over your fetishized Côte d’Ivoire
Our skins rapture in
Mutual assent nodding off pasted

In-between PCP infused hatred
Incarnate edge-play
Blood disgustingly monotheistic

Moonlit washed sands baptized
Levitical priesthood
Kiss knowing neither skin is right

Levitating over cobblestone blok
Ghost towns when
Tourists desert trains segregate

Us into designated destinations

Rose Knapp is a poet and producer. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Gargoyle, and others.​ She has a chapbook with Hesterglock Press and a forthcoming collection with Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She lives in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at roseknapp.net

Image Credit: Toussaint Ruggeri via Flickr, All Creative Commons.
Image Description: A spray of white sand on black sand, in front of a stretch of ocean. 

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