lay me down
on that old rope bed
let my last
and longest breath
in its warp and weft
the sycamore tree still stands
next to the concrete pad where
the potato house used to be, and
i suppose there’s something i might could say
about permanence and impermanence
Andrew Fazzini is a writer and musician living and working in rural West Tennessee. He is the author of the chapbooks Fires of the New Testament, The Sin Eater, and Shagbark. His work has most recently appeared in the August 2016 issue of The Riff Zine.
Header Image: Creative Commons, photo by Bmerva, modified.