Wet Apples, White Blood

Naomi Guttman

Another recent poetry cover. From the back cover copy: “In Wet Apples, White Blood, Naomi Guttman offers glimpses into the ambivalences and pleasures of breastfeeding mothers and wet nurses.”

Her blue robe opened
for his lips
and in jealous
gulps he drank
like any other.

The descending drop has a spot UV gloss varnish.