The sounds came from
the coconuts. they were cut coconuts
and they had none of their meat left.
a widow asks a young man to
let her hear. she hasn’t had much
to smile about since her
second husband left her. ‘ the science
behind her eyes was that
of megatons and
stardust. she was an equation and
a miracle, both were intricate. One was
from a distant being the other was
from a present one.