Jodi Andrews – My Open Abdomen

A red rose blossomed

No black nodes
Skin peeled—petals

Stitches, suchors
Thorny stem

Pink skin buds
Among black scabs



Jodi Andrews graduated with her M.A. in English from South Dakota State University in December 2016. She lives in Brookings, SD with her husband and teaches English classes at SDSU. She has been published in Pasque Petals, Oakwood, and Dark Matter Journal.


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