“Squished Things” by Beth Cato
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“I don’t believe in fairies,”
said the giant
“Mosquitoes are bad enough;
can you imagine if they talked?”

he paused to fluff his beard

“And if they did exist,
I’d swat them, anyway

Them so small and me so big
maybe I already have

squished things all look alike”


Beth Cato‘s poetry has appeared in Mythic Delirium, Apex Magazine, and The Pedestal Magazine. Her website is BethCato.com and she’s on Twitter @BethCato.
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