Synaesthesia Magazine Americana - Page 33

I laid out the pieces, counted

screws and sinew;

I moved every bone and scrap of fur.

Without instructions

he would be lopsided, insecure.

I laid out the pieces, counted

screws and sinew;

I moved every bone and scrap of fur.

Without instructions

he would be lopsided, insecure.

Ride

First

Bike

Art Heifetz teaches ESL to refugees in Richmond, Va. He has published over 125 poems in 11 countries. In 2013 he was nominated for a Pushcart and won second prize in the Reuben Rose International competition in Israel. See polishedbrasspoems.com for more of his work.