Blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2015  Vol. 14 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
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Quiz: Eros
     for Jenny Molberg

Being there is to far as being here is to:
A) apiaries at dusk
B) the difficulty of honey
C) the sting, and the tongue’s acquiescence

Woman reaching is to white pennant as woman reading your palm is to:
A) eulogy
B) hostage removing the blindfold
C) her bright lips moving in a found face

Need is to slicing bread as want is to:
A) tearing bread
B) not having bread
C) her shoulders hunched away, the incantation of the knife

Woman waking is to windmill as woman falling asleep is to:
A) rain-rustled branches
B) one stone in each pocket
C) the door opening, the way familiar

The body is to moth’s half-hidden wing as the body in language is to:
A) foxes in a field, once
B) empty fields and a woman who loves you
C) empty fields and a woman  end  

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