by Marlin Figgins
He wonders whose words
He will baptize himself in today
And all the waters of the Holy Land
Turn to sweat, saliva, and all those things
That make summer the most unloved of the seasons.
Marlin Figgins is a poet and college student from Detroit, Michigan. He is a student at the University of Chicago, where he is a senior editor for Blacklight Magazine. He is currently working on finishing his first chapbook.