Poetry 2012 / Volume 43

Unforeseen Trouble with Safety Goggles — Lauren Coe

In Biology class we stared at those swollen balloon cells. Pinched under glass all bled out, a dozen little fossils. Flat nuclei stretched like canvas, all the sad parts stuck on there labeled Red Blood Cell #3. They made me think of you. Remember when I cut my finger on the paring knife, my thumb … Continue reading