Sharp objects. Shoe bombs. Other types of bombs.
Quiet children. Unidentified liquids.
An overwhelming sense that something
is about to go horribly
the kind that would calm you down right about
Books too thick to fit in your carry-on.
Stainless steel flasks filled with red wine.
Belt buckles with the word ‘cunt’ on them.
Women acting like cunts. Big dogs,
even those wearing vests
proclaiming their coveted ’emotional support animal’ status.
if they knew what I’m capable of.
Honey from Portugal in handmade ceramic pots.
You can bring the pots, I think.
Just not the honey.