Words Between Us

by Nolcha Fox


Words between us
aren’t always words.
Between us is child song,
a spiral binder full
of empty pages,
love spit,
butchered water,
a rain-soaked
unreadable recipe,
cheese dreams,
a tourniquet of concrete,
a haunted closet.
Between us
there is no room
for words.



Nolcha Fox has written all her life, starting with poop and crayons on the walls. Her poems have been published in Lothlorien Poetry Journal, Alien Buddha Zine, Medusa’s Kitchen and others. Her chapbooks, “My Father’s Ghost Hates Cats,” and “The Big Unda,” are available on Amazon. Nominee for 2023 Best of The Net. Blog: https://nolchafox2.wixsite.com/blog