We Discovered We Were Chewable
and listened to the sound
of teeth chewing outside our window
the summer crickets now
we check inside socks for an intestine
of teeth spiraling to the reinforced toe.
Chad Redden's work has appeared in analog and digital publications such as Booth, Angelic Dynamo, Allegheny Review and Escape Into Life. He also edits the online journal NAP (www.naplitmag.com)