Switched-on Gutenberg Issue 16
Fish Heads
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Salmon Fillet.........$8.95/lb
Yellowfin Tuna........$10.95/lb
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the light through the bedroom door,  ajar
slanting past the bars of my,
blank-eye dreams,  she said
she said,  you said,  I
blank-eye dreams in the photo,  we
side-by-side no bone touching
no bones touching,  maybe
not just light,
maybe air,  air,
maybe milky white filtering-
Look! The flowers gape red and black.
Look! The umbrellas ooze,  invert,
rain their mushroom caps across the waves.
And how do I know you are whole?
And how do I know?
A membrane slants across
light,  and air,  and blood,
past the blank-eye bars,
of my dreams.  


Habitat Enrichment
Copyright 2010, David Francis

Copyright 2010,  Janet Barry

Janet Barry is a musician and poet living in New Hampshire for the past 20 years.  Her writing has appeared in a number of publications,  including AegisNovember 3rd ClubOff the CoastNaugatuck River ReviewCompass Rose and Canary,  and was included in the anthology Eating her Wedding Dress:  A Collection of Clothing Poems.  Janet received a 2009 Pushcart nomination for her poem "Winter Barn."

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