And though it's the roof that leaksyou will be buried inside a stonekept wet day after day for the echo
sea ice prepares from the dripit needs to drain Ėthis ladderwill end with nails and a hammer
where one wall will slip, alreadyis leaning into another then anothertill all Earth becomes the Nile
and you are in the attic, rising from a shorethough it's the sky that's hidden, collapsingempty under the cold rain now ready for you.
By Simon Perchik
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