Teaching about the Hungry Woman
Six hands go up
Toan offers to tell about Eve and the snake.
Henry adjusts his jacket, hiding
Only my story left to tell:
Cant she put herself back together?
Are the mouths still hungry?
You tell me.
"Teaching about the Hungry Woman" first appeared in Many Mountains Moving, Volume II, Number 2. The work appears here by permission of the author.
Original Graphic Image, "Cave Dwellers" © 1999 by Emmanuela Copal de León