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Monkey Bait

by Polenth Blake

Issue 7 :: Spring 2016 (poetry)

My line never fools the fish.
I free the worms,
replace them with banana,
catch me a monkey.


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"Monkey Bait" is roughly 77 words.

Polenth Blake lives in England with her pet cockroaches. She's had work published in Nature, ChiZine, and Strange Horizons. Her website lurks at