Fried chicken Battered biscuits Collared greens
Arrested potatoes Pounded cakes Stewed parent
Mooned spies Belittled Debbies Fat backed chance
Memento cheese Bedeviled eggs Hush pappy
Iced t-drops Self-arousing flour Be calmed pie
Catherine Woodard was a reporter and new media editor for 15 years at New York Newsday and other publications. Her manuscript is a story in poems, about a family in a small Southern town trapped in rituals from the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Woodard was president of Artists Space for six years. Visit poetrysociety.org to help her get Poetry in Motion moving in the subways again. She lives and plays basketball in New York City.