girl, crossed out
Girl, but crossed out.
Girl with the phantom limb except
without any of the missing pieces, without
a recognizable war. Girl learns the word
or lockjaw or sorry and
they all mean the
And what about the heart the size of
the fist? The
teeth clogging up the
but with the name chewed off-
dirty. The grenade is her mouth but
someone had to teach her
how to use it.