The Finns (“finish the damn story!”)
call the @ (‘at’ sign) “miukumauku”
which is the Finnish word for “meow”
because the symbol looks like a sleeping cat
all curled up and cozy-like.     (“there! I finished the damn story!”)


Heath Brougher attended Temple University. He spends his time writing and philosophizing. He has just finished his first chapbook manuscript with two others on the way as well as a full length book of poetry. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Diverse Voices Quarterly, BlazeVOX, Mobius, MiPOesias, Inscape Literary Journal of Washburn University, and elsewhere.