paper • 77 pages • 11.95
ISBN-13: 1-884800-01-7

Twenty Shadows

Stephen Knauth



Hurricane Hugo
September 22, 1989

Cytoxan, Adriamycin, VM-26.
Tumors bulge like Early Girls.
I lift my chin and launch
a missile of disappointment
toward God. On the street,
power lines drape my car.
The muddy upturned
roots of the white birch glisten,
his soul drawing near.