Four Way Books
Twenty Shadows
Stephen Knauth

ISBN: 1-884800-01-7
paper, 77 pages, $11.95

Hurricane Hugo
September 22, 1989

Cytoxan, Adriamycin, VM-26.
Tumors bulge like Early Girls.
I lift my chin and launch
a missile of disappointment
toward God. On the street,
power lines drape my car.
The muddy upturned
roots of the white birch glisten,
his soul drawing near.