Regina Green

take from me anything you want

a small mouse drowned in a glass jar
it lives in a world of knowing the past
from the future
i am contained in my own
a sordid little shipwreck

in the black eye i see miles of seed
and high grass
its body a jewel i am not
ready to leave go

Regina Green's work can be found in Metazen, The Delinquent, The Citron Review, Rusty Truck, The Ramshackle Review, Fair Trade Journal, and Sparkbright. For the month of April 2010 she was the featured poet at Contemporary American Voices. She lives and works outside Atlanta and writes poetry every day.