With Child
Marni Asplund-Campbell, editor

Little Apples
Lara Candland

[p.159]in tiny girl hand
swiftness of motion
pitch of voice
cheeks of girl
are fabrics
beheld
in awe

girl running
speaks a new word
shalt not hear
my call but continue
moving
my fruit
little apple
the imbricate inlay
of the two skins
touching