Open the moon: the ocean
is a yolk breaking
invisible in the grooves
of your hair. My fingers
trickle down your spine.
This is as close
as I can get
to telling you
I am still listening
for your next breath.
Cassady O’Reilly-Hahn is a poet with an MA from Claremont Graduate University. He is a
managing editor for Foothill: A Poetry Journal that highlights graduate student voices. He works for
AudioEyes, a company that describes TV and film for blind viewers. In his free time, Cassady writes
Haiku for his personal blog, orhawrites and his Instagram @cassady_orha. Cassady currently resides in
Claremont, California, where he can be found flipping through fantasy novels in a cozy recliner on the