Stephen Jackson lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest. Other work has appeared or is forthcoming in 433The American Journal of PoetryHole in the Head ReviewImpossible ArchetypeThe Inflectionist Review, and Stone of Madness Press, as well as on the International Human Rights Art Festival Publishes platform.

i hear your voice, the first time i asked, and you said yes
polished to perfection in the process of dissolution
tiny wildflower pressed between the pages of a book