Prose, Nov. 4

Zane Perdue

Today was as perfect as a pin
but not everything must be poetry
The bread and wine were cheap
The meat too expensive
And the lined face
Of one older woman on the street
Downturned in a smile

Zane Rougier Perdue is a manual laborer and writer from Albuquerque, NM. To date, his work has appeared in The Decadent Review, High Shelf Press, Solum Literary Journal and The Hong Kong Review. He currently lives in Philadelphia, PA.’

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