Earwig in my Ear

strength rests in the reveal
of our infestations raw
and rotting

to those kind enough
to wave us in
,

why stare? now turn away
and don’t name whatever
churns the belly,
beauty

and please, don’t crawl into
my ear like it’s your
gun appointed
duty,

image: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2018/08/09/an-artist-found-a-parasitic-worm-in-his-eye-and-turned-it-into-art/

image: http://www.circusposterus.com/store/exhibitions-archive/july-2018/elena-cabitza-a-bug-in-the-ear/

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