What is red and singing on the inside, gray and moaning on the outside? (The opera house) What is green, damp, and stuck between the forest's teeth? (The doctor) What drags on the floor and catches fire? What reveals the girl's legs while destroying them? (The afternoon sun) What grows tall, blocks the
Catie Rosemurgy is the author of The Stranger Manual (Graywolf Press, 2009) and My Favorite Apocalypse (Graywolf Press, 2001). She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, as well as the Rona Jaffe Foundation Award. She teaches at the College of New Jersey and lives in Philadelphia.