The gas is a furnace of life

a sizzling assembly line of wings
and hair-like legs

I must have been put together like that
in a sudden burning string of letters
Cover of TLR's "Therapy" issue


Karina Borowicz has work in Bellevue Literary Review, American Letters & Commentary and The Southern Review. She lives in Western Massachusetts.

“Neon” was published in Therapy! (TLR, Fall 2009)