How strange it is to find oneself enjoying
simple pleasures —
cool water, cunnilingus —
while down the street
a homeless man passes away
Cimarron Burt is a poet and freelance writer pursuing her M.F.A. in southern Minnesota, where her content has been featured in newspapers, social media, and radio shows. She has performed for and with the brightest talents on the slam circuit, as well as presented research into the relationship between creativity and mental illness.