shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Marcel Gauthier


Union Cemetery

Alyssa Erin Blaylock,
our little angel
, as I run
a circle around the dead.

The name breathes
into my stride.

But its rhythm is like stones.
And I can't imagine dying
so young. I can't imagine
dying. I can't. Not
even here.