Poem: TAPE

Tapeworm: ‘So…what’s a nice Girl like you doing in a Bowel like this?’


by Shannon P. Laws


Woo that worm out

Open your mouth over

a warm bowl of cream

And wait


Say goodbye to the dark home

Coil out from the foreign body

Tell the cold words

To back out of my heart




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Shannon Laws

Shannon P. Laws lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is a published poet, currently working on a series of short stories. For seven years she produced award-winning community radio programs that promoted the PNW music/art community. Shannon's other interests include operating her voice-over company, Chickadee Productions.

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