Ada Hoffmann


Enlightened now, we know there are no unicorns,

(says the blue-masked man to the crazy horse,
as he digs a sharpened spoon
between the horn and her forehead)

Therefore I do nothing,
and you may not scream.

Ada Hoffmann is an autistic graduate student who lives in southern Ontario trying to teach poetry to computers. Her poetry has appeared in Strange Horizons, Goblin Fruit, Stone Telling, and Uncanny. You can find her online at http://ada-hoffmann.com.