Chavisa Woods

Poems of Chavisa Woods

1. In the White 3/11/2008
2. Mermaid 3/11/2008


At eleven she knew how to clean a fish.
She also knew that fish never really come clean
so the task is endless
and term meaningless.
Still, she knew how to get it done.

She knew where to position the hammer,
which direction to pull the knife,
how to flip open the sliced stomach, finger the bone,

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