by | Aug 11, 2015 | Poetry

Know that music notes

are pinned to clotheslines

that we also call pages.

Because who knows if

what the guitarist holds is a guitar

or a woman turned wooden.

Some might call its strings stitches.

Photo by Ben Raynal

About The Author

Daniel Lassell

Daniel Lassell is the recipient of a William J. Maier Writing Award and has been featured recently, or is forthcoming, in Reed Magazine, The Citron Review, Split Lip Magazine, Hawaii Pacific Review, and Agave Magazine, for which he won the 2015 National Poetry Month Haiku Contest. His poems have also been anthologized, most recently in New Poetry from the Midwest 2014. He lives with his wife in Indianapolis, Indiana.