On Death. In the space where life either bleeds through linen and strings on tile or faces melt through tables, or in the space where life simply leaves, vagabond through zodiacal clouds and dust, there’s no place left for messengers.
Riley Bounds’ work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ekstasis Magazine, Heart of Flesh Literary Journal, This Present Former Glory: An Anthology of Honest Spiritual Literature, and Saccharine Poetry, among others. He is Editor of Solum Literary Press and Solum Journal. He lives in La Mirada, California.