Child of Swords

by Angela Caravan | November 28, 2020

We are all middle school
girls in the PE changeroom
anticipating a body vanishing

a sliced apple ages softly
in a Tupperware, uneaten,

removing the self from container
for a bit of honest conversation

Angela Caravan (she/her) lives in Vancouver, BC, and writes both poetry and fiction. She is the author of the micro-chapbook Landing (post ghost press). Her work has also appeared in Broken Pencil, Pulp Literature, Sad Girl Review, Cascadia Rising Review, Sad Mag, Longleaf Review, and more.