Requesting the world to end
at that moment did not seem
like such a heavy thing to ask.
He paced on a beach
somewhere he couldn’t pronounce
and dreamed of an ocean of minutes,
each one overtaking the next.
Valentina Cano is a student of classical singing who spends her free time writing or reading. Her work has appeared in journals such as Exercise Bowler, Blinking Cursor, Theory Train, The Black Fox Literary Magazine to name just a few. Her poetry has been nominated for Best of the Web and the Pushcart Prize.
--from the archives of The Broadkill Review
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