Weasel musk can kill a basilisk
if you can catch a weasel
(vicious) and thrust it down
the burrow. Musky weasel
versus basilisk: draw. Both dead.
Boil the stray cat on your mother's
kitchen stove until the hide peels off
like cling wrap. Pick apart the spleen,
the sinuses, the canines, the supple
and compliant bones.
Park behind the Best Buy
after close. How you know
if she loves you: you get inside
where answers are. Her moccasins
tangled around the gear shift.
Find out what a retina looks like.
Locate the kidneys, the small
intestine, the g-spot, the hole
surrounded by telltale dead grass.
The basilisk's den. The basilisk.