The side of me I fear

by Kate Garrett


breaks their jaws & teeth
& she is never sorry.

Hidden, queen of snakes,
she never takes the high road.

She dances through me
wearing only a bangle
made of molars & finger bones

gloating like Kali, her feet
trample the gored body of memory.

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