Bleaksome

Contemporary Landays


John Jajeh

“Visions” by Celestina Weis

I wanted her dancing.
I stumbled to die here.

We are different species.
Everything sets us apart.

A prisoner in actors’ feet
Plays a character—method acting.

To prove myself is to entertain.
To resuscitate is to have written.

This is living.
This is leaving.


John Jajeh is an Atlanta native. His previous works have appeared in Peregrine Journal, Free Library of the Internet Void, ZaumXS, Runestone Journal, Dark River Review, Erato, and North Avenue Review.

Celestina Weis is a photographer and digital artist with a propensity for cloud gazing. Catch her around Seattle. You’ll know her when you see her.

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