Michael Lee Aaron Chernoff is from Toronto. He is an alumnus of the University of Toronto and his work has been featured in Acta Victoriana, The Acrobat, and The Hart House Review.
This is the morn, becoming’s night debased –
a daze of flurried foot-stops cease to mutter lace.
The dawn’s hand traces lines upon a face,
shuteyes glowing red thus struck with sulking haste.
 No, no: We will not re-joice.
Creasing mirth in fingerlings,
Waves recall a gruel
yr stuttered stoop tends,
Philomela: Professor Emeritus at Black Mountain
In lieu of sisterhood – tall stones
cask the bilirubin’d sky.
o o: was infinity; a dis con echt
duly noted, then critiqued
as laughing proximities weave
censures like hair.