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A Sketch Through Longing by Keisha Cassel

A man on a bus brushes his hair

from the crown and then out.

Recreating the ocean tide.

I do as anyone would;

when presented with the

expansiveness of the sea, weep.


KEISHA CASSEL is a multidisciplinary artist currently based in Boston, MA. The author of the microchip Constructs. They're a 2019 Fulbright Semifinalist and a 2020 Pushcart prize nominee. Their work has been featured in, Call and Response Journal, Kissing Dynamite and Olney Magazine,


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