Incident Reports, Caitlin Thomson
The sky was slate again – last night,
empty above England.
All true lights and their reflections
vanished forty days ago.
There was no cloud cover to calm.
We could see the televised
states still covered in stars.
The moon moving through cycles –
a distant clock.
-- "This New Dark," from Incident Reports
About Caitlin Thomson
Caitlin Thomson resides in the Chuckanut Mountains. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous places, including: The Literary Review of Canada, The Alarmist, Green Briar Review, and the anthology Killer Verse. Her first chapbook, Victims of Ted Bundy: Washington State and Oregon, was published by Jeanne Duval Editions in 2011. You can learn more about her writing at www.caitlinthomson.com.