“Impact” by A.J. Huffman

of collision.
Disruption. Abrasive
interaction. Forceful
commingling of non-
adjoinable parts. Pieces
into flight. Mock
e x p l o s i o n.
The sound of scraping
debris against pavement.








A.J. Huffman is the author of seven solo chapbooks (including Inside the Walls of a Blackened Book) and co-author of one joint chapbook, published by various small presses. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and the winner of the 2012 Promise of Light Haiku Contest. Her poetry, fiction, and haiku have appeared in hundreds of national and international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, Kritya, and Offerta Speciale. She is the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press.