Creative Writing

the apex of the heart

By Jarrod Sage

the apex of the heart, by                                     
                its projection       beyond 

                the thinnest part,         passed through.
    					                                  passed through, 

                             left laid 		   open, the walls removed.
                             admitting only 		two,		

                             it is      		         	 in. 

	                    it is      
               surrounded by a 
              dense, fibrous ring—the lining     
              membrane of the 

							            the aortic opening 
                                                                    is a circular aperture, 

from which      it is separated by one

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