for the Mycophagi, a.k.a. the mushroom people
From harvested forest plumage
Fleeing their foraged fungal kingdom
In a genesis’ damp scent
Patters of diminutives masked in cold steam
Spiriting afar- they run free
Ariane Lauren considers herself a Northern Southerner; due to being raised in Connecticut as a child and living in North Carolina since she was a teenager. Many believe her to be mischievous due to her secretive nature, and they might be right.
Recent work published in Moon Cola and forthcoming in Boats Against the Current and levatio.