how many frozen peas
fit inside
your fist

put them on me
in places i want
to feel

fit them inside me
adjust
them and yourself carefully

you are only so
right and i am only
allowed to push

out so many
children without your eyes. i keep
spewing as i am undrawn and

there is a shell and think
about an orange
has so many

pieces and it manages
to be
a whole and enough

Shannon Hearn

Shannon Hearn

Shannon Hearn is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut where she studied journalism and english with a concentration in creative writing. Her work has previously appeared in the Unrorean, Words Dance Publishing, and the Long River Review. She has work forthcoming in cream city review and 3:AM Magazine.
Shannon Hearn

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