Four Trees ||| From APIARY

That tree isn’t dead.
It’s just tired.
I am watering my shoe tree.
I inhaled one of those fuzzy seed things
floating everywhere. When the choking ends
I will become a tree.
Allergic Mirror
Tiny flowers on trees
turn my eyes
into tiny flowers.

Laura Spagnoli is the author of the chapbook My Dazzledent Days (ixnay press). Her poems have appeared in various places, including Jupiter 88 and ONandOnScreen, and her story “A Cut Above” was published in the collection Philadelphia Noir.

Her poetry is forthcoming in John LeCarre (TLR, Winter 2015).
“Four Trees” first appeared in APIARY in July 2013.