Two Fears, Anna Fullmer
I used to be just a ball.
Now, I am tethered to you by a fine, shimmering string.
How easily you could cut
While we sleep, spiders do arachnid acrobatics, flipping
into the holes of our waxy ears, dry mouths. We wake with
a strange sensation in our brains,
look into each other’s eyes and say:
Anna E. Fullmer is a Library Assistant at Cleveland Public Library in the Youth Department, slinging story times and songs about the ABCs. She sings in a band and misses playing shows. She writes songs, poems, and to-do lists. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Averse Magazine, FEED, and Dreams Walking. She offers editorial services for Versification's THE REJECTS. Twitter @anna_fullmer