unlike anything gray

Stephanie Guarino

stumbling limbs on
doused concrete

inside the ambulance
is loud and white

one pair of fists fell dormant
the other

on bandaged grooves

pumping quartz
through the seams


Stephanie Guarino lives in Fairfield, Iowa where she is studying Media & Communications in
hopes to become a producer and musician. She is also a practicing artist who focuses mostly
on painting and drawing, and regularly updates her blog, rustandrepose, with poetry. This is her
first publication and she is very honored to be amongst fellow creatives and talented individuals.
Read more from Stephanie Guarino: still life in two portraits