A pear mottles in a bowl; fruit
We knocked the insects out
This page we knew: our classmate
I tumble the pear into the trash.
Anna Evans is a British citizen but permanent resident of NJ, where she is raising two daughters. She has had over 100 poems published in journals including The Formalist, The Evansville Review, Measure, and e-zines such as Verse Libre Quarterly. She has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize and was a finalist in the Howard Nemerov sonnet award. She is editor of The Barefoot Muse and is currently enrolled in Bennington College MFA Program. Her first chapbook Swimming was published in March 2006 by Maverick Duck Press.