The End of the Tunnel Stephanie Smith Poetry

local_library The End of the Tunnel

by Stephanie Smith

Published in Issue No. 215 ~ April, 2015

All is serene

in mild euphoria—

this migraine afterglow—

as I bask in a shower of saline,

down a cool glass of

mathematical equations

that have waited centuries to be solved


There are always theorems to prove

and I seek to unravel

each and every mystery,

swim the cerulean seas

of neurons and complexity

And arrive at the very light

that’s been killing me

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Stephanie Smith's debut poetry collection, "Dreams of Dali", is available from Flutter Press. Her work has appeared in such publications as Strong Verse, Red River Review, Forge, Poetry Quarterly, and Third Wednesday. She lives in Scranton, Pennsylvania.