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From Sara Peters:

December 5, 2014

“…

3.

He should not have carved

His name on her back.

He should not have twisted her neck

So profoundly.

4.

(Rehooked her earrings.

Retrieved each freckled leg.

The cliffs around them

Crumbling, chalky, pink streaked.)

– Clips from Beowulf’s Adolescence, 1996

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