I’ve Seen Another Galaxy

by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Tomato-coloured Couch 8:22pm

I’ve seen another Galaxy

end-on in the crumb-laden

line of frosting off a piece

of Carrot Cake —

contained in a clear plastic box

I held

with My Barbie-Band-Aided fingers

from when I sliced My Left Index

& where Astro scratched

My Pinkie