I’m thrilled to realize 

I can no longer access 

the single line of Shakespeare 


erased after thirty years in my brain,

words obscured by time and age,

the line I muttered moments before 

farting violently 

into a metal chair

as I rehearsed “The Taming of the Shrew” 

with my sixth-grade class in the auditorium.

I was the widow, 

of course.

But wait,

here it is:He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

Suzy is a fiction writer from Arizona who lives in Seattle. Her fiction and poetry are published in Sledgehammer Lit, King Ludd’s Rag, Versification, Iris Literary Journal, The Nonconformist, and others. Twitter: @SuzyEynon

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