The Heart of the Marrow – Eva Rosenn

I run my tongue along your jaw
but I really long to gnaw
on your long bones
suck the succulent marrow
redolent of smoke
feel the gobs of fat
drip down my chin
what is love
but cannibalism?

EvaRosennEva Rosenn is a poet with a day job. She holds a PhD from Columbia in medieval comparative literature. She has poems most recently in NYMBM and Burning House Press.