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Dissection

Audrey Spensley | Avon Lake High School | Avon Lake, OH

Like a scientist I carve myself
out of the gentle slope of my spine,

watch flesh curl away, the disrobing
of a tropical flower. Later I’ll say

Read rest of poem at The Blue Pencil: Where High School Writers Publish

(The Blue Pencil is on hiatus for 2015-2016. Find more publications calling for submissions from young people at the New Pages “Young Authors Guide”)

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