H E R M E N E U T I C C H A O S J O U R N A L
Her blood flows, transparent.
A fish could swim there,
Dorsal fin swaying with the current
Of her insides
Her tears burn blue
As the brightest stars
Our entire solar system
Could travel down her cheek
Into the corner of her mouth
For a bird to carry away the planets
Like torn paper
Like cut grass
Jessica Lawrence studied under the MFA program at Longwood University, participated in paid writing workshops several times a year, and has presented her poetry at the Southern Humanities Conference.
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