On going on
The distance with its koi
silhouettes. New salt on fingertips.
This end without
its rungs. Piles of ice, teeth.
Warp, weft in bed-ragged sleep.
All what-ifs and their autumn
bruises. Some holes are bitter
still. How my first bite of fruit
tastes the best.
Hannah Cohen lives in Virginia and is an MFA candidate at Queens University of Charlotte. She's also the poetry editor of Firefly Magazine. Recent publications and forthcoming work include The Tishman Review, Public Pool, Vagabond City, The Shallow Ends, Unlost Journal, and others.