The Catch

Beach Grass, Part 2

Amy Jasek
1 min readAug 26, 2023


Outer Banks, NC | polaroid photo by author

everything catches: the wind
in my hair, sand in my throat
a song in my ears

our cat used to come home
with his bushy tail full
of cockleburs
that didn’t grow nearby
planting themselves under cover
and growing in warm silence