We’re out on the roof and for once the city lights
aren’t swallowing up the night. You spot a star, low
on the horizon, and make your wish. I inch forward.
I can sense your question before you ask it.
Where are we headed? …

Poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue.


Ben von Jagow is a Canadian poet living in Paris. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Canadian Literature, Prairie Fire, the Antigonish Review, EVENT, the Fiddlehead, Newfoundland Quarterly, and the Literary Review of Canada, among other publications (see benvj.com).

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