All Souls

Tapestry by Nancy Wood

Tapestry by Nancy Wood


She watches as he hollows out the pumpkin,

scooping out the seeds and

fibrous, complex mesh

with dexterous hands, intent.


So he empties her,

ripping at her woven secrets

to reveal her bared flesh.


And she is laid out,

and gasps for air.



Woven Secrets by Nancy Wood