Quinn White teaches English at the University of Montevallo, where she also received her MA in English literature. Her poetry has been published in The Straddler, Aura, and The Tower. This fall she will begin working on her MFA in poetry at Virginia Tech.
The butcher’s shop was in the hospital/ where, headed to my MRI,/ I wondered why that white, psychic tunnel/ made earplugs and mantras/ helpful, seals within seals/ secure, when I turned/ into a corner where skinned calves stood, blinking. / Others were in process, ripping.