Four and Twenty of the Week, May 26

Cutting Your Hair Was Easy

Your broad back didn’t flinch
when the scissors’ legs twitched,
when I wanted to cut more
than you had asked.

By Jenny Sadre-Orafai

Jenny Sadre-Orafai’s poem “Before Signing the Petition” is featured in the May 2009 issue (Volume 2, Issue 5) of the Journal.
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