A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 13, Number 3, September 2019

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Colleen M. Farrelly
Palmetto Bay, Florida, USA

Writing on the Wall

The squiggles on the page squirm and wriggle. I knew them once—each letter, each line. Now I strain to reign them in, to tame them, to reclaim them. I shut my eyes, but still they pitch and yaw, a sea of scribbles overflowing the books, crossing the board, creeping out the door and along the building’s shrapnel-scarred exterior, undulating in the dark.

another appointment reminder in the wind