- The Death Spiral
In theprocess of becomingthere is blood on the wallsa prophecy written in phoenixblood spirits writhing insideof one body, each beggingfor bonding to the soulthat becomes you—a faint rippleof the BigBang. [End Page 78]
Elizabeth Estochen is a queer/non-binary writer and editor based in Charleston, South Carolina. Their work has appeared in Emerge Literary Journal, Barren Magazine, Versification Zine, and Dirt Media, and they are a first reader for Ploughshares. Their debut chapbook, For Love, and for Cruelty, was published in January 2020 by WordTech Editions.