Afternoon with Grandparents

It felt like Communion,
their slow dance in the kitchen.
Somewhere a ghost-voiced radio
played and the song was God
promising forever, only
watching them I knew it must be true.

Dominik Parisien

Dominik Parisien is a writer, editor, and poet. He is the author of the poetry chapbook We, Old Young Ones, and his recent work has appeared in The Fiddlehead, PRISM International, The Humber Literary Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, and various other places. He is also the co-editor, with Navah Wolfe, of The Mythic Dream, Robots vs Fairies, and The Starlit Wood, and Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction with Elsa Sjunneson-Henry. Dominik is a disabled, bisexual, French Canadian. He lives in Toronto.

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