Bea Garth   © 2015 All Rights Reserved

Old Light


But it wasn’t the solstice. It was
the equinox instead. The lengths equal:

audience of one. Call me Florida:
my rocketship legs are my only way

out. Call me, Florida:
I got young with you, and then

I got old with you. Would you like me
to beg some more, darling? You spin

away in sleep. We spin together
somehow, sleepless.

 


Jamie Cattanach
Copyright © 2015  

Jamie Cattanach is a grad school dropout. She’s based in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she writes full time for a major web publication.


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