Ejaculate As A Noun For My Imaginary Friend The bones of You & I were carved by desire Fucking, the scalpel shaving raw hardness pliant, obedient the specific curve of Your every so rib How they alight, after they fly on Your very breath rocking, the motion of you Clavicle, you are chiselled with a flourish two spikes on either side of soft, thin flesh where Your voice resides Clavicle, crown of the exquisite curvature, cage – no heart pumps inside The birds have eaten it, now they tear Lung, each purpled lung beaks fortified by heart scar tissue The thick blood once pumped clotted black Hissing, the air escapes from each perforation The only barrier between our bones & You & I, skin Disintegrates in the air Disintegrates in the air & we become Breath Ivory bones, only Drop, the iridescence immaculate of your ejaculate as a noun.
Sascha A. Akhtar is a Poetry School Tutor & also mentors poets 1-2-1 via chat, phone & in person. She consults with fiction writers regarding their books, enabling them to get their work where it needs to go. Sometimes this involves out & out editing, sometimes holding their hand. She also works as a wellness guide/healer & meditation teacher in a similar way at www.be-meditation.uk
Sascha has managed to write seven books and a number of short stories & novellas. Four of these books are forthcoming in 2019. The Whimsy of Dank Ju-Ju (Emma Press), #LoveLikeBlood (KFS Press), Astra Inclinant (Contraband UK) & The Belles-Lettres of Hijab Imtiaz Translations from the Urdu (Oxford University Press, India).