June 24, 2016 | Poetry
the drugs didn’t wear off,
the guy she wants to get in bed
doesn’t really care.
when she was 6 she’d never touch cigarettes,
but drugs made her slip
Rebecca van Laer
The walls, statues, and shrines of the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum are covered in offerings to the spirits—or loa—represented within. Plaques have pennies and dimes resting on their frames; there is a wishing stump filled with dollar bills. And there is lip-gloss everywhere.
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