Aviatrix
by Landon Godfrey

She sits between two men who touch her arms with their arms a steward drops multiple things on one coffee stirrers ice a sugar packet in his crotch the other man’s cowboy hat says he’ll kill you on a dusty road when she falls asleep the plane falls in fact the plane is always falling and the engines work hard to keep it aloft and the coffee service is always falling too and the violent man chews his banana gum and the smell falls and he and his violence fall and fall one way or another the ground will meet us all

 

Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 18, Issue 2.

landongodfreyLandon Godfrey is the author of Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Soufflé Chiffon Gown (Cider Press Review, 2011), selected by David St. John for the Cider Press Review Book Award, and two chapbooks, “In the Stone” (RAPG-funded, 2013) and “Spaceship” (Somnambulist Tango Press, 2014). She co-edits the letterpress postcard broadside journal Croquet.

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