“Sucker Punch” © Edward Michael Supranowicz


I’m Flying Debris

over the mountains
into the sea. Some men
are broken in quarters
and halves. I’m smashed

like a bat swung
to glass. Shattered to
smithereens. My pieces
are pasted in dirty men’s

dreams. The little fragments
reflect light if I hold them
at an angle just right. Some
take off like fireflies, shining

in the night sky. All this dross
like dust in the air made it
by seeds I planted with flare. Every
piece broken off grew from the loss
into a garden bed. Flowered
from the toss and rooted with


Sandra Wyllie has been writing poetry for the last twelve years. She has been inspired by two great female poets, Emily Dickenson and Anne Sexton. She also has been inspired by two great male poets, William Carlos Williams and Charles Bukowski. In her leisure time she enjoys nature and photography, as well as singing. Sandra Wyllie has a YouTube channel under Sandy Pall. Sandra Wyllie has been published in Lucidity Poetry Journal, International, Ibbetson Street and Oddball Magazine.

Edward Michael Supranowicz is the grandson of Irish and Russian/Ukrainian immigrants. He grew up on a small farm in Appalachia. He has a grad background in painting and printmaking. Some of his artwork has recently or will soon appear in Fish Food, Streetlight, Another Chicago Magazine, The Door Is a Jar, The Phoenix, and The Harvard Advocate. Edward is also a published poet.