Kevin Meeks

Kevin Meeks is a writer from Ontario, California who currently has an unpublished novel which he is working on editing. He enjoys feudal Japan, photography and Steampunkery, though not necessarily in that order.

Periodic Hopscotch

 

The game is set, the lines are drawn

between the rosebush and the lawn.

Squares of chalk encircling

                    O

                    Fe

  Zn                             H

                    N

                    As

Forming molecules, compounds, bonds.

The children don’t care,

they hop for fun from

oxygen to arsenic.