Aardvarks, Bloodhounds, Catfish, Dingoes | Cathy Barber

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Cathy Barber has an MFA in writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2013. Her poetry and prose have appeared in a wide variety of journals and publications from the San Francisco Bay Guardian to The Australian Medical Journal and her work has been anthologized many times, most recently in In Plein Air (Poetic License). She taught for ten years with California Poets in the Schools. She has now returned home to Cleveland, Ohio, where she serves on the board of Literary Cleveland.

 

 

VII

Awful beasts,
consummately deft
eels, forge
great hallways
in jungly
kelp. Last
minute narrow
openings prevent
quadrillion rapidly
smashing têtes.
Urban veerers
would exclaim
yikes. Zantac?