crabstone by katie o’brien

POEM NAME: crabstone AUTHOR NAME: katie o’brien POEM: we catch LOBSTER NFLD 7 10 DFO LOBSTER NL 064309 and 133 930 136 500 here, all My bones are out of joint heart like wax it is melted in the midst of My body iodine and Tin found: for sale the loneliest six-word story is goodbye END OF POEM. CREDITS: Copyright © katie o’brien Previously published in Riddle Fence 25. katie o’brien is a poet, community worker, queer activist, and Netflix enthusiast originally from St. John’s, Ktaqamkuk, on unceded Beothuk and Mi’kmaq land. they are the founder and editor of blood orange, an experimental poetry tarot. a peal of thunder, a moment of (The Blasted Tree, 2019) is their third chapbook. katie dislikes lying, sings a lot, and doesn’t kill bugs.