Come and Take It

In Texas, women shoot their own snakes
In Texas, women storm the gates
In Texas, women breathe between fears
because we know the shape each danger takes

 

About Allyson Whipple

Allyson Whipple is an MFA student at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is co-editor of the Texas Poetry Calendar and author of the chapbook We're Smaller Than We Think We Are. She teaches at Austin Community College.
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