NEW Thirsty Bones by Sarah Lilius (Blood Pudding Press 2017)

"Moments make girls
into women with blood
down white thighs.
Make a boy into Zeus without honor.
His act done in secret
because that’s what gods do.
We dwell on packages
made of sticks and stones,
bones and flesh."
from the poem "Leda's Repression" by Sarah Lilius,within her NEW Blood Pudding Press poetry chapbook, Thirsty Bones