Issue 6: Dialectic vs Antinomy
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program

AN OVARY BURSTS

Jennifer Chapis

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I am stuck inside a birdhouse fire.  
 
Through the eyes  
of jays, I fill with blood.  
 
One is scratching,  
shifting like a heart deciding to start again.  
 
On the contrary, melts the copper roof.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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