Variations on the Death of Tinkerbell

A poem by Danielle Rose

Image Description: A black and white image of five lima beans. The top row shows the top edge of three beans. The bottom row shows the sides of two beans.

Danielle Rose lives in Massachusetts with her partner and their two cats. She is the managing editor of Dovecote Magazine and used to be a boy. Her recent work can be found in Kissing Dynamite, Third Point Press & Glass’ Poets Resist.

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