Upon Hearing that the End of the World is Near

Karen Gonzalez-Videla

October 21, 2022


We make ceramic collections of saints
before nighttime, ink classics
on our skin. Tonight
we will
photograph them,
chisel their faces in stone.
Maybe then we won’t forget them.
Maybe then they won’t forget us.

Karen Gonzalez-Videla is an Argentinian immigrant living in Florida. You can usually find her somewhere in nature, hiding among the animals and plants. Her writing has been featured in PANK, Menacing Hedge, Paranoid Tree, and other places. You can find her on Twitter at @Gv12Karen or on her website at https://kgonzalezvidela.carrd.co