The Passed Note Issue 4 June 2017 - Page 37

Carlina Hirsch

Honey

You are not “Honey,”

so pull down your red cloak

and show them your teeth.

When they ask if you were raised by wolves,

you take it as a fucking compliment.

You can lick your wounds

if it’s all too much sometimes—

even wolves bleed.

So bleed, baby, bleed.

But you are not honey,

so pull down your red cloak

and show them your teeth.