Reflection of the World Around Us
Jessica Relyea
Sheol
Brandon L. Brown

Down in the Bottoms a cello moaning
while cobwebby souls are hanging from trees.
Angels with clicking grey talons groaning—
down in the Bottoms a cello moaning,
notes of ashen regret, fall, intoning
the desperate moments when egos freeze.
Down in the Bottoms a cello moaning
while cobwebby souls are hanging from trees . . .