University of Missouri, St. Louis Campus

Artist Bronwyn Voth

Artist Bronwyn Voth

The Danger of a Warm Breeze in February by Glenn Irwin
  The breeze came up from out of the woods, across the creek bed, beneath naked branches, over earth already softening and caught him on the hillside with his back to the sun, and there took advantage of his emptiness to move through him rather than around him, to separate the particles of him cleanly, to slow their spins until the spaces between them whistled, until each particle trembled, before dispersing him over the hill -- brightly colored pollen.