you remembered drinking him as a malt condensed with milk that night because you wanted to know what it feels like to write a form into your womb with translucent strokes. you watched him as he poured himself into you to prove that humans are water bodies; the fluid swam through you & metamorphosed to a sunflower brooding brilliantly in your belly. it made you believe that you're a homely cask. 
this night, you watch in awe as the chandelier glowing around the sunflower in your belly resonates with candlesticks & it is pretty & cool & sweet to be this vase carrying a flower that is of god & of man.
Nwuguru Chidiebere Sullivan is an emerging writer from Ebonyi state, Nigeria. He’s a penultimate medical laboratory science student who explores medicine in the day and worships literature at night. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in several literary journals; both online and printed. He was the winner of 2018, FUNAI CREW Literary Contest.

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