Victoria Martinez – Advance Preparation

Advance Preparation

I feel ready to — prepared to (shh) die.
,that is —
not equipped.
But the bite marks on my frame scream
Open mouthed.
A pitch only dogs can hear
violence! Violence!
Infinitely empty : the ether
between the quarks
between the neutrons
between my cells your cellsyourteeth
Infinitely neither here, nor

Bio:  Victoria Martinez (@eigenmotion) is an editor and science writer, previously for the Canadian Light Source. Her literary work has appeared in Cactus Heart and Eat It, a literary anthology on food and feminism.


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