Behind my door
is another door
and behind that

One of the doors
bursts on your skin;
one of the keyholes
cries for wax and lead.

This one is hardest:
deadbolts of iron,
panels of ash.
Sing your way in.


Kristin Camitta Zimet

About Kristin Camitta Zimet

Kristin Camitta Zimet is the editor of The Sow's Ear Poetry Review and the author of a poetry collection, Take in My Arms the Dark. Her poetry is in Natural Bridge, Salamander, Salt Hill and many other journals and anthologies.
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