Chicken sandwich
widow in a cave
Edward Hopper edible
so lonely
it wants to bite off
a piece of itself
and eat it.


Nothing More To Say

The stout aunt says,

 His coffin is small.
 He was small.

Heaping upon him
her scoop of dirt.



Robert Hirschfield is a New York-based poet and writer about poetry. He has been widely published including in Salamander, The Moth, Noon, Haight Ashberry, Literary Journal and The Iconoclast.