November Bees
Issue Three Winter 2017 Trinity Herr

Girl with Wolf Head

Girl with Wolf Head dreams night glaciers, places, ice she's never been.

 

Girl with Wolf Head likes acute angles, isosceles triangles, geometric planes.

 

Girl with Wolf Head doesn’t solve for x.

 

Girl with Wolf Head sings music about God, doesn’t believe. Maybe.

 

Girl with Wolf Head loves only unworthy boys.

 

Girl with Wolf Head likes her hair damp.

 

Girl with Wolf Head smiles rain, clinging rivulet glasses, eyelashes until she cannot see.

 

Girl with Wolf Head doesn't smile much.

 

Girl with Wolf Head believes sasquatch.

 

Girl with Wolf Head believes aliens.

 

Girl with Wolf Head believes ghosts.

 

Girl with Wolf Head does not believe herself.

 

Girl with Wolf Head thought she was punk rock once. She wasn’t.

 

Girl with Wolf Head is black sheep, dark horse, sharper teeth.

 

Girl with Wolf Head does not howl the moon.

 

Girl with Wolf Head watches lonely from mountain tops with star eyes.

 

Girl with Wolf Head hides grief, a pearl, inside her.

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Trinity Herr dropped out of college before she could learn how to spell MFA. She currently lives in rural Oregon and works at the hospital where she was born. Her writing has previously appeared in Juxtaprose Magazine and on Hobart.