Find me at the gate of some old house,
knees in the mud, pulling
a mushroom as if it were a wrist and under the earth,
an arm reaching. Here, the garden
is in knots; old green lifts new green.
But I have found part of our supper
and it is rare. Under my thumb,
it offers a kind of blush.
work has appeared in The London Magazine, Ambit, and The Rialto, among others. She is the author of two pamphlets, New Hunger (Smith|Doorstop) and Rootstalk (Hazel Press).
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Issue 1 © SPOONFEED Magazine
SPOONFEED x New Writing © Caitlin Allen
Issue 2 © Louise Crosby