like Plath’s figs splitting open, split person jars of them, of us-es, naked on the shelf my pickled selves spooning each other elbows in knees in bellies fumbling bruising dumb mouths gasp-fighting for air which me is selected which me brought to open mouth which one of me dies
Megan Waring is a poet, playwright and fiber artist. She holds a MFA in poetry from University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches. Megan is the honored recipient of the 2020 St. Botolph’s Emerging Artist Award and her work has been published or is forthcoming in Salamander, Nailed, and Pulp Literature, among others. Megan’s third co-written play, Monster Coalition, was produced by Greene Room Productions in October 2021. More information at https://meganmwaring.wixsite.com/my-site .