7.03 / March 2012

Things That Fall Out Of Books

Black sneeze of spores.
A postcard from Baja.

Biscotti crumbs once gobbled
over The Master and Margarita.

Tulip mummies, stamens mashed.
Glue-glutted silverfish.

The cumbrous words;
claptrap; supine; somnolence.

A nickel dated 1985.
Basquiat’s unbanked millions.

Terita Heath-Wlaz received her B.A. from Brown University and is currently pursuing her MFA and teaching writing at the University of Florida. Her poems have appeared in Cream City Review, CutBank, Sonora Review, Juked, Ninth Letter and others. She lives in Florida with her partner and their son.
7.03 / March 2012