Wish You Were Somewhere2
June 15, 2012 by The Citron Review
by Steven Ostrowski
She’s dead but you can drive. You can still do that. Let the rain drive down in torrents. Let spears of lightning flash out of the soaking gray and stab your eyes and blind you.
She’s gone but you can drive. You can drive blind to kingdom come.
Steven Ostrowski is a poet, fiction writer, and painter. His work appears widely in literary journals, magazines and anthologies. He is the author of five chapbooks –four of poems and one of stories. He and his son Ben Ostrowski are the authors of a full-length collaboration called Penultimate Human Constellation published in 2018 by Tolsun Books. His chapbook, After the Tate Modern, won the 2017 Atlantic Road Prize and is published by Island Verse Editions. He teaches at Central Connecticut State University.
Man, that was sad.
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