When a calendar

is a phone
is a screen—a screen
whose Windows won’t
screen anything—

Your suicidal sundial grows bright
as a clockradio
whose phone has synced

Her calendar
to a pulpy Almanac

 

Josh A. Brewer’s writing appears in Natural BridgeSoutheast Rev.; RHINOYemassee; Poetry Quarterly; Booth; Poets Against WarCommon Ground Rev.; Sargasso, and a publication of the Modern Languages AssociationHe’s an associate professor of English at Ivy Tech, Lafayette, and he has taught at Purdue University, University of South Carolina, Tennessee State, Aquinas College, and the University of Miami.

 

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