Skinny dirt road In the middle of the ocean. That led to the house of art. I took it. The engine nearly Drowned. I lied that it was fun That I'd do it again. When I got to That shore The house was gone and when I looked back, so was the path. Now I'm old. Drown
Ana Božičević is the author of Rise in the Fall (Birds, LLC, 2013), winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry, and Stars of the Night Commute (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2009). She teaches at Baruch College and lives in New York.