April

By Trevor Scott Carlson

 

Remember when I turned the cross upside down

on Easter Sunday right before brunch, half-drunk

from the night before? I hung up on god just

because I wanted him to hear the dial tone

of emptiness, to feel the invisible line

that hooks our lips like floating fish

belly-up in the tank.

Trevor Scott Carlson graduated with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. He taught English in South Korea and is now teaching English to international students at a private university in Florida. 



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