sky is over it,
with inchoate shadow,
over it, the fog blathering its damp niceties
an indifferent wind;
it: retribution, avoiding this
grain or that, the pretty much
Will always be: Over it.
Will never be
So over it.
we swore it wouldn’t, at some point
the whole thing just stopped.
What I Recall From the Afterlife
after night after night
after night after.
the sterile lake.
along the wet road.
Art grew up in Lincoln, Massachusetts, hometown of the band "They Might
Be Giants." She's the author
of The Stunt Double In Winter (Dusie
Press 2008) which was selected as a Finalist for the 2005 Sawtooth
Poetry Prize. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The
Denver Quarterly, Coconut, The Burnside Review, WordFor/Word,
The Illanot Review, The New Guard, and LaPetiteZine. Currently
she lives with her family in Matawan, New Jersey, hometown of the infamous
Matawan Creek shark attacks which inspired the "Jaws" movies.
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