Genre: Poetry

A Postcard

Issue 1 | Fall 2017 |

  was in my box from White Funeral Service: PLAN AHEAD WITH PIZZA, a number to RSVP for Noon or 6pm to learn about types of memorials, cremation vs. coffins. Would we solemnly sit in a circle, or rows in light filtered by stained glass? Would the pizza look like the photo, be hot, come …

Pelicans

Issue 1 | Fall 2017 |

  As she took off in a 737 from West Palm, one of the engines sucked a pelican into itself like a least-expected eddy in the Atlantic. Engine cut, leaving all work to the other, as the pilots aborted take-off and the passengers assumed the crash position, fetus-like. Those are the times, she said later, …