Autumn Sky Poetry . . . Number 12 . . .
 

Niaz Khadem teaches Spanish in Paducah, Kentucky. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Toasted Cheese and Word Riot.

Kiss like Persian tea

     by Niaz Khadem



Normally, burnt lips
would be a grievance,
but it was so sweet.










© 2009 Niaz Khadem