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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 7, Number 2, June 2013

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Bouwe Brouwer
Emmeloord, The Netherlands


Heaven

It has been wet all summer. This evening there’s finally a bit of blue sky visible between scudding clouds. “There’s not a lot going on here,” she tells us. “Every once in a while someone dies. One of the ladies that lives here keeps track of how many people have died since she moved in. It’s 23. Her husband was number 21.”

metro pole—
the neighbourhood park
is being thinned


Note: a version of “Heaven” was published in Vuursteen, Winter 2012

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