Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal. His poetry has appeared in The Ekphrastic Review, The Galway Review, Bold + Italic, Litbreak, The Blue Nib, Amethyst, and elsewhere as well as in several anthologies. He was longlisted for the erbacce-prize 2020. His chapbook, “Do Not Forsake Me,” was published in 2017 and is still available at Finishing Line Press and Amazon. His first full-length poetry book, “Hard To Be a Hero” will be released early in 2022. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.
Each shovel-full brings me closer to God.
I slip gentle into layers to keep it light, fling
then halt, take my pulse, steep in the cold sunlight,
go back for more, dare a heavy load,
wonder if my neighbors are keeping an eye out
for the old man in case I should grab my chest
twirl a time or two and topple, landing face first
in the soft deep of the deep.
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