shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Krista Genevieve Farris

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Tell Me of Fortune

If you can see my soul through my hands,
then what more of you can I hold?
Can I transfix you in a line?
Hug you in a slow-closing fist?
Grasp you for a moment
like air in my joints so you
pop in me– a spring-loaded breath
when my palm bursts to zinnia bloom?