Francine Rubin



I finally become a line: infinite,

no longer defined by the body's

contours – bone circumferences,

tendon limits


I am intention, stretching beyond

the eye’s domain, past

where the last bits of matter cohere

into all dimensions


speeding towards the vanishing point





Francine Rubin's chapbook, Geometries, was published last year by Finishing Line Press. Her work is forthcoming or has recently appeared in Border Crossing, Hawai'i Review, Coin Opera 2 (Sidekick Books) and the light ekphrastic. More poems and thoughts appear at