There’s more than one fish in the sea
But true as that fact might be
it didn’t stop my dad
from seeking the coelacanth
All winter break on the Wii
Elizabeth Bates is a high school poetry and creative writing teacher. She is drafting her debut novel. Her poetry has appeared in The Daily Drunk mag, The Ekphrastic Review, Versification literary zine, and Kreaxxxion Review. She lives in Washington state with her husband, son, and two Siberian Huskies.