My lips catch on the glass mouth
of a Coca Coca bottle:
sweet carbonated transubstantiation.
I hear cowbells on the hillside past La Cure
and my first thought
is that they must be church bells.
Madeleine Bazil is a multidisciplinary artist and writer interested in memory, intimacy and the ways we navigate worlds — real and imagined. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Dreich Magazine, Meniscus Journal, West Trade Review, Oyster River Pages, Axe Factory Press and elsewhere.