Leaving a little lather in my hair, I stare at a bowl of Cheerios, life preservers lapping against the gunwales, until they sink and disappear.
About the author:
Alexander Stachniak is a Chicago poet whose work has appeared in Future Cycle Poetry, The Driftwood Review, and The Medulla Review. Alexander is a co-assistant editor and copyeditor for Ghost Ocean Magazine, which publishes poetry and flash fiction. A suitable present for Alexander’s birthday, which you missed (shame on you), would be an avocado.