My Love is an Animal (4/10/13)

My love, they are a chirping bird,
A sparrow or a pigeon,
And every single time we kiss,
I swear I get religion.

My love, they are a hedgehog dear,
With spines so sharp and prickly,
When we walk paw in paw,
It often can be trickily.

My love, they are a supple worm,
Squirming in the grass,
We like to roll about in dirt,
And take it up the ass.


About Avery Cassell

Avery Cassell is a genderqueer San Francisco writer, poet, cartoonist, and artist who grew up in Iran. They live with their Maine Coon cat, Lulu, and bake yeasted waffles every Sunday morning. Behrouz Gets Lucky is their first novel. You can find their erotic short stories sprinkled in various anthologies, including Best Lesbian Erotica 2015 and Sex Still Spoken Here. Avery is currently working on a book of more of Behrouz and Lucky's shenanigans, a memoir, and an illustrated early reader children's book about a eight year old transgender boy and his family.
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