cavia porcellus, This girl. used for experimental work in labor. no tail, easily handled. a show dog, This bitch. long, silky hair slim, elegant appearance. flocks with jealous care. Sometimes ursus horribilis. its ferocious ways make it the most dreaded of all. its heard over 1,600 feet of night. this ruminant has stones in it. poisons. a dry leaf. This girl, fenseless. sharp. sleeps open. its meat is delicious and many creatures.
Living flowers abruptly. This girl. furious little. bear-like creature baby in. pocket This girl. This girl split hoofs in swamps. sallies/ roots/ destroys. This girl? megathere. megatherium americanum. arctic fox. howl and bluish. white bear fat. 'hungry as a bear,' This girl. this hare, this Here. great damage. loves honey. This girl, this thiss.
Knar Gavin is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and she is currently pursuing a graduate degree in literature at Syracuse University. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Birdfeast, Heavy Feather Review, and The Poetry Review. Visit her at tropopausing.com.