purple bites back

under a sharp cut

driving you crazy

but always upwards

a violent arc

dependent on typos

a search for secrets

grape soda

sweet bubbles

zip ties and

sugar lip gloss

diary entries

and obituaries



Alexandra Grunberg is a Glasgow based poet, author, screenwriter, and artist. She enjoys obsessing over fictional supernatural villains, hillwalking to isolated locations, and towns that are more character than setting.