MAKE $250 AN HOUR

If you can tie your legs together
If you can hold your breath
If you don’t mind the darkness

YOU TOO CAN BE A PROFESSIONAL MERMAID

Tails weigh 35 lbs. Saltwater compensates (you might even have to add more weight).

*This position is physically demanding.*
*This position is NOT topless.*
*You must provide own tail.*
(customized tails run about $25 grand—see Luke at TailWinds)

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Christina M. Rau is the author of the poetry chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Founder of the Long Island reading circuit Poets In Nassau, her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and most recently in the journals Queen Mob’s Tea House and Meniscus. In her non-writing life, she practices yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions. www.christinamrau.com.

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Image by V Smoothe via Wikimedia Commons.