The bed of the sea was not thrown
down quickly enough. Inevitably,
our productions are bound together,
but accidents prevail. In flourishing,
we know the forms will suffer, but a few
may be preserved and fitted to some
secondary sea. Whole families may
dissolve. We may doubt their position.
All creation is taken at hazard. Look
to the principle of descent. Dominant
phenomena are the ones that give
birth. Space ultimately thins out.
Rebecca Titus is a cross-genre writer and visual artist from Baltimore, Maryland. Her work appears in Susquehanna Review, Mount Hope, Camroc Press Review, The Hollins Critic, and elsewhere. Rebecca is a recent graduate of the MFA program at Hollins University and an editorial assistant for Flock literary journal. She once guessed the correct number of jellybeans in a giant glass jar.