24 Frames on 89.1 FM: November Poetry

Nov 11, 2016

Every month 24 Frames features a poetry reading curated and recited by poet and professor at Texas Tech University, John Poch.

http://thecollagist.com/the-collagist/2013/12/5/this-child.html 

She woke and told me
her dream.  She had been
in the kitchen gathering
knives.  She
was planning to cut
and eat me.  This, she
said, is what bad people do. 
Now, how do I begin
to worry about
this?  My little tenderloin
snuggles my hip in the easy
chair.  I stroke her
hair while she kisses
my arm.  We keep
telling the other, I love you
and I love you, and we do,
though we both know
where the knives are.

Laura Van Prooyen