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Current Issue : Number Twenty-Five

Uses for a Witch’s Eye—1.b Jaw Stopper


Should you desire more
sight after the loss of
your least favorite eye,
may we suggest melting
a window into a marble—
wear the globe as a view
overlooking the ocean.

Nicelle Davis lives in Southern California with her son J.J. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Blue Mesa Review, Broadsided, ML Press, The New York Quarterly, SLAB Magazine, Two Review, and others. She’d like to acknowledge her poetry family at UCR and AVC. She runs a free online poetry workshop at The Bees’ Knees Blog and is assistant poetry editor for Connotation Press.