by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Hawk Kitchen Sink 5:02pm

Into a cauldron

of an old half gallon

of “Deliciously Hot 2E1-8  F122”

I stirred all the reds

& purples I had from years ago

diluted with several sour cream containers

of water:

old tubes of Dioxine Purple

Permanent Alizarian Crimson

Cadmium Red Hue

Permanent Magenta

Permanent Rose —

I was going for Blood

but what I got

is Female Genitalia