Cara Evans is a lifelong resident of Toronto. She is currently a student at the University of Toronto, where she studies both literature and health. Her poetry has appeared in The Hart House Review.
Excerpt from "Gene/tics/II: Cheating At Truth Games"
gctctccgcc Green eyes but not/Crying/Tears are not/Coded/This, then/Cannot be you/Can it?/
Green eyes without/Crying are not your eyes/Cannot be your eyes
ccgcgctctc Can it be your eyes?/Certainly/Green, if only in/Certain light, sometimes/Grey is
also/Coded/The light cannot/Change the code/Truth, maybe/Comes in four letters