J.L. Kato
Flickers of Japan

Moonlit sky. Silvery sheen. Sliver of light. Soft groan. Open window. Pink peonies. White comb. Sliver of light. Pink paper fan. White moth. In shadows, an unlit bulb. Black strand of hair. White comb. Swaddled to a slat, the baby sleeps. Red obi binds hands and feet. Bare bulb. Crescent …

April 7, 2014