Brain Fluff

Submitted by Willie Smith

Dandelion fluff,
dandled on a breeze,
toys a bit with my nose,
snapping me out of supposing
how today goes. A
bites the sun,
shades the pavement,
cools the air, while
the fluff floats off
to where I fail to care,
now I, stopped,
care but to recall
what it was I was
today to do.


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The Vita Brevis Team

“Ars longa, vita brevis" (art is long, life is short). This maxim so moved us that it seemed only right to title our online poetry magazine after it. It may seem curious that we chose Vita Brevis (life is short) as our title instead of Ars Longa (art is long). But this choice was more than appropriate; after all, the aim of our journal is to publish work that shows a keen awareness of not only art’s beauty and immortality but life’s toils and finiteness. We want to revive and nourish the rich existential literature that forms when art and the human endeavor collide.

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