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I am the wheelchair-bound tourist

touring the sixth floor of

your burning historic building,

forever sitting before

your elevator doors as

unresponsive as

my legs,

re-reading the sign:

IN CASE OF FIRE USE STAIRS

over and over and over

again.

 

 

 

Stephen Wack is a graduate from UGA where he studied Psychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience and briefly worked as an intern at the university’s literary journal, The Georgia ReviewHe has been the featured reader at multiple events in his town of Athens, as well as hosts a local, monthly open-mic night, GoetryIn June Stephen self-published his first chapbook, “scalpy,” a collection of auto-biographical prose and poetry. His work is to be featured in the January issues of Artifact and Linden Avenue Literary Journal.

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