Katarina Boudreaux

Patient is
a heart
in slow endure

noise a cacophony,
smell what tricks

the light in
switch to off

inch by inch
in slow it moves

where to put the things
that have no place
in do it now

the butterfly moves
even with torn wings

Katarina Boudreaux is a writer, musician, composer, tango dancer, and teacher—a shaper of word, sound, and mind. She recently returned to New Orleans after residing in Texas, Connecticut, and New York. New work is forthcoming in Synaesthesia Magazine, Epigraph Magazine, and Dirty Press.

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