Machine Queen with a keyless ignition
A heart metallic by aortic incision

Chromium womb, ice to the touch
Mammary plate, rigid to the clutch
Stainless steel, clean of lover’s prints,
A regal android who aborted a prince

From within is the child weaned
A ghostly child inside the machine
From without is the child without
Uprooted is this downward sprout

Ducts leaking with petroleum tears
Two oiled rounds of ovarian gears
Amniotic sac of stinging gas
Seven broiled pounds of fetal mass

Tightening of screws, and puncturing of nails
Crucify this infant, and silence its wails

A milk soured by umbilical excision
A machine queen with a keyless ignition


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