Grace Crouthamel
One fish Two fish Three fish Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine I can't say ten Red fish Blue fish Green fish First my pinky Then the hands Marks crawling across my arm Scabs that never heal I can't stop picking Always three Always three Always three Never can step on cracks in the pavement Flip the light on and off three times- Just to be safe Even numbers don’t feel right I can't take this Not anymore Intrusive thoughts Prodding Prodding Prodding Stop it Stop it Stop