I Watch Dishes

By Alina Stefanescu

the woman is a blend
a detail-buster

harem moving with duster
memory being flummoxed feeling

I’m watching the dishes
to catch a close-up but

the problem with non-
descript persons is horizon

a pile of dishes on the counter
we don’t know what to make of them

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Alina was born in Romania, raised in Alabama, and reared by the ghost of Hannah Arendt. She lives in Tuscaloosa with her partner and three small people. A finalist in the Black Warrior Review’s annual poetry contest this year, Alina has syllables forthcoming in Mulberry Fork Review, Kindred and Rivet Journal, among others. Her homeland is a speculative fiction. Visit her at: http://alina_stefanescu.typepad.com/writing/
Art by Alyssa Giannini, Soul Converter
Alyssa Giannini; Lancaster County native; Olympia, WA transplant. INFJ zinester working on that PMA. Anxiously unemployed, invested in community organizing, mental health, diy music and creative pursuits. visit her website at http://www.craftordiy.webs.com