Nopal by Oscar Montes

Last night I dreamt
that I was a mush of dirt.
That the center of me was a root,
                              big and fat.
I awoke and, I had a
huge cactus
growing from my
back,     pulpy and
dark and green.
With one big white
scar, right at
the center of it.


Oscar Montes, lives in Texas. No recent publications.