Sophia Bock


1. it comes from the italian, 
2. you know. 
3. quarantina 
4. meaning, 
5. forty days 

6. in olden times, 
7. women were considered impure 
8. up to a month 
9. after birth.   

10. what i'm saying is, 
11. even the Savior was born tainted- 
12. -disclosed to the world 
13. until (the mother) 
14. bathed in water

About the Author: Sophia Bock is from Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Her work is also published in the anthology Of Love and Dedication by the Live Poets Society of New Jersey. She got into creative writing thanks to her lovely English teacher, Ms. Pinkston.