Your tongue tied knotting a cherry stem
You speak to me in cuneiform
Reading like a lead pencil on black paper
Footprints on snow white on white
A screaming contrail sky written
We disconnect, dissipating in air streams
Steve Gerson, an emeritus English professor, writes poetry about life’s dissonance and dynamism. He’s proud to have published in Panoplyzine (winning an Editors’ Choice award), Hungry Chimera, Toe Good, and The Write Launch.