a girl with four fingers

a girl with four fingers plays with a doll
and incredulously asks her mother
why the toy doll has five fingers

Mykyta Ryzhykh is from Ukraine (Nova Kakhovka Citу). Winner of the international competition «Art Against Drugs», bronze medalist of the festival Chestnut House, laureate of the literary competition named after Tyutyunnik. Published recently in the journals Superpresent Magazine, Allegro Poetry Magazine, Alternate Route, Better Than Starbucks Poetry & Fiction Journal, Littoral Press, among others.

You can see more of Mykyta's work in issue 11.4 and 11.3 and 11.1

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