Review: Café Rosetta

Leah Angstman
Jun 27, 2016 · 3 min read
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[ … ]
early morning gossip
dishes washed
sinks cleaned
carpets vacuumed
wondering how to spend
rest of friday’s hours
[ … ].

[ … ]
obese rolling fat
small backpack
riding backbone flab
ordering rich pastries
feeding chubby face
like old ore train
car topped high
copper load to
tamarack smelter

[ … ]
too early
for memorial day tourist
not a local regular
greyhound lost child
riding to highway’s finish
seeing end of the world
escaping mother
ghost of distant stepfather
drinking rosetta coffee
[ … ]

[ … ]
home alone pause
before rosetta coffee
looking for a friend
older children grown
loose wedding ring
[ … ]

late march
sun shining
winter sparrows singing
pretty young girl
[ … ].


The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Leah Angstman

Written by

Transplanted Midwesterner; EIC of Alternating Current Press; reviewer at Publishers Wkly; CNF & fiction writer and poet. Find her at http://leahangstman.com.

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Leah Angstman

Written by

Transplanted Midwesterner; EIC of Alternating Current Press; reviewer at Publishers Wkly; CNF & fiction writer and poet. Find her at http://leahangstman.com.

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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