Stefani Cox – Fault Lines

Stefani Cox

Fault Lines

I have been breaking
shit        all         week
first the mug       second
that glass from our wedding
still muddled with leftover
tea inside base     and now
my phone dropped       once
or maybe         three times
to the ground         a good
shake may set it right

every object      vibrates
owns a frequency and
not all falls do shatter but

this pot for brewing leaves
another plan set trembling.


Stefani Cox is a speculative fiction writer and poet based in Los Angeles. Her work has been published to LeVar Burton Reads, PodCastle, Speculative City, Mirror Dance, and the Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers anthology, among other outlets. She’s also an alumna of the VONA/Voices workshops, and has served as an associate editor for PodCastle. Find her on Twitter @stefanicox or her website

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