"if it’s about abuse, then yes, i’ll answer the questions" (Luther Hughes)

“no, i don’t think he was christian. no, we didn’t church together. probably late afternoon. or evening; i remember a sullen moon caught between eyelids”

“no, i don’t think he was christian. no, we didn’t church

together. probably late afternoon. or evening;

i remember a sullen moon caught between eyelids”

U.S.A. / 2016

Luther Hughes is a Seattle native, but is currently an MFA candidate at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the Founder/Editor-in-Chief of the Shade Journal. This poem appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of Winter Tangerine Review.