Most nights I don’t think of it, the blood on my teeth, my white dress, stained with soot and wet grass, how the mud hugged my feet like bedroom slippers. I hid in the bush until the storytellers found me. They enjoy the music of split-open things, stretched my skin into […]
CATHERINE-ESTHER COWIE is from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia and has lived in Canada and the US. She is a graduate of the Pacific University low-residency MFA program. Her writing has appeared in the Penn Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Forklift Ohio, Flock Literary Journal and Moko Magazine, The Common, Potomac Review, Southern Humanities Review and Portland Review.