[Through that hairline fracture] 

Through that hairline fracture

In the sky, we smuggled eye teeth,
cambric, a lily.

The girl with small breasts
turned into a sea lion, a pastoral
licking you under.


Laura Page is a poet and artist from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Rust + Moth, Crab Creek Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, The Fanzine, Bone Bouquet, Maudlin House, and others. Her chapbook, epithalamium, was the winner of Sundress Publications’ 2017 chapbook contest. Laura is the founding editor of the poetry journal, Virga.