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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 6, Number 3, September 2012

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Ryan Jessup
King, North Carolina, USA


Abandoned Factory

and so the scythe of time has come through and cut out all of the devoted souls from this place the many hands and minds no longer operating but residing ghost-like in the silences or in the occasional calls of roaming crows the windows and walls in slow decay the grass and weeds growing higher each day what once was a thriving and colorful dream has become a gray and fading nightmare falling deeper into the sleep of the landscape where the only signs of life and work come from the animals that have now returned

after sunrise
rolling through the parking lot
a gust of wind

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