Christy Jones

Transport, By Antony Gormley. Photo by Gareth Fuller

what is weighted
and what pins and
needles us
do our souls
seep through the construct
only untied from alveoli and 
separate from sinew

Gormley raises
homo crustacea
like a prize
gourmet shrimp being 

maybe life is God
with a spoon
tapping hairlines into hardboiled
until the crack

Christy Jones is a Minnesotan poet, singer, and actress. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Lindenwood University and has works published in The Collidescope, Reckoning Press, Scarlet Leaf ReviewCrêpe & Penn, and Eunoia Review, among others.