Three Taco Haiku Poems By Dina Klarisse

wolfing down the mess
carnage on my plate, my face
cheese in fingernails

beans everywhere
i am gasping, salsa breath
lettuce is wilting

tapatio drips
onion lingers on my tongue
i look up, it’s done

Dina Klarisse is a writer/poet living in the Bay Area. She writes about the Filipino-American immigrant experience and being a recovering Catholic, and because she’s not very good at much else. More of her writing can be found on her Instagram @hella_going

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