Looking back, we spill from the car onto a black expanse that is not shimmering.
It is nighttime; therefore lakes and lawns are visual equivalents of homophones.
If in moonlight Y flings her beer, then I in unison flick my hair.
I is equivalent to Y and Z, milling around the shrubbery.
Cover Page Footnote
Outgrowing: An Equation was originally published in Booth.
"Outgrowing: An Equation,"
Booth: Vol. 7
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol7/iss2/1