in wee hours

2 am
she flipped
the record over

in the lamplight
i saw brailleable
scars
up and down
her wrists

tiny raised
buttresses

where in
wee hours
i imagined

butterflies
perch to dream

of cities
of hyacinths

Rob Plath is a writer from New York. He is most known for his monster collection A BELLYFUL OF ANARCHY (Epic Rites Press 2009). His newest collection is MY SOUL IS A BROKEN DOWN VALISE (Epic Rites Press 2019). You can see more of his work at robplath.com Read other articles by Rob.