the dragon dwells in my back pain
to walk all over me
marshall woodward is a writer & geologist born & raised on the gulf coast. he lives in houston, texas where he is an mfa candidate at the university of houston’s creative writing program. his work has appeared in fence, gossamer, b l u s h, pompom press and wrongdoing mag. he was previously editor in chief of the satire project cultural fan fiction. he is currently writing a manuscript about empire, iphone addiction, and the met cloisters.