by Susan Tepper

A century from now
you will remember
this night of clouded

such was breaking glass

though small things
and blooming shadows
colored sweetly

as if the cotton candy
vendor had slipped in
some of his wares

and you— unsure

Susan Tepper is the author of the novel What May Have Been (with Gary Percesepe) just released by Cervena Barva Press, Deer & Other Stories (Wildnerness House Press, 2009) and the poetry chapbook Blue Edge.  She has received 6 nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Tepper writes MONDAY CHAT on the Fictionaut blog, and "Madame Tishka Advises on Love and Furniture" on Used Furniture Review.  She also hosts FIZZ, a reading series at KGB Bar in NYC.  Visit her website: www.susantepper.com

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