Aileen Wuornos

by Jonathan Riccio

Maybe it was my last name, vowel order abnormal

Grandpa Lauri
my adopter my assaulter
the way genetics cliffhangs you into place

Brother Keith
cancer before fireworks when a man dies in July

Richard Mallory
Clearwater Floridian
geography ungainly where a woman self-wardens

Peter Siems
the oldest at 65
I before phonetically aged he

Walter Jeno Antonio
could have been a Tony or a Gene
the men we moniker

No clemency in female

The mystique a volition takes