Strangers

1She turned to gold and fell in love.
2She danced life upside down.
3She opened her wild eyes again
4and asked some strangers in.
5The strangers felt her in and out.
6They found her outsides thin.
7Since her heart was still and hard,
8they knocked her insides in.
Publication Notes: 
Eve (Brownsville, Oregon: Story Line Press, 1997): 17. Princeton University Library PS 3556 .I448
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
Special Copyright: 

<b>This poem cannot be published anywhere without the written consent of Annie Finch or Story Line Press permissions department.</b>