[ Issue 4 / February 2013 ]

Together, pieces clenching and clicking,
this could have worked.
We could have lost the words
amid the spilled drawers
and spread shirts
with time ripping through them.
But we dislocated.
Like a socket.
Neither of us wanting to
wrench us back in place.

Valentina Cano is a student of classical singing who spends whatever free time she has either reading or writing. Her work has been nominated of r a Pushcart Prize. You can find her here: www.carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com