Marissa N. Quiñonez

The Gland

After his suicide, they heard

a loud hum coming from inside.

They twisted its head,

sliced open the skull,

& gaped into the gland under the moonlight.

It was like the cosmos

creating the very birth, & a hairy man

dressed as a human befell

on its two legs for the first time.

Marissa N. Quiñonez studies at Fulton Montgomery Community College. She finds herself lost in her thoughts daily and appreciates all the human aspects of us. She enjoys expressing her thoughts to the rest of the world.