“Agony no. 1” © Bonnie Matthews Brock



I split in two.
But that wasn’t enough for them all.
I made myself smaller,
giving a slice to everyone with open hands.
A near-perfect match
for the shape of what they were missing.
And then,
there were only crumbs left for me.
I starved.


Tinamarie Cox lives in Northern Arizona with her husband and two children. She writes to escape her mind and explore the universe.

Bonnie Matthews Brock is a Florida-based photographer, as well as school psychologist. She enjoys capturing raw single-capture photos of a wide variety of subjects, and learning and experimenting with shooting techniques such as long-exposure and intentional camera movement, as well as with editing methods. You can find Bonnie’s images on the covers of publications such as Ibbetson Street, Poesy Magazine, and Wild Roof Journal, and on the pages of Oddball Magazine, Beyond Words Literary Magazine, Ember Chasm Review, Beaver Magazine, and Unstamatic. Her works are archived at institutions such as Poets House NYC, Brown University, University of Buffalo, and Harvard University.