Your hand was not enough—I want the rest. The taste just whet my appetite for lean, mean meat, your salty pirate’s flesh. I dream your ship gone low and leaky, and your men all drowned, so I get you alone, as motherless as the boy you’re chasing, as the sea itself. And in the dream, […]
Ali Shapiro writes, teaches, and draws comics in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She’s the recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, scholarships from the Fine Arts Work Center and the Vermont Studio Center, and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prizes in various denominations. Find her online at www.ali-shapiro.com.