Dan Klen was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. His work has appeared in The Monarch Review. He lives in Champaign, IL, where he is an assistant editor at the Illinois State Geological Survey.
Visit to Santorini
Did you pass me the day of your wedding? I was on the terrace of the Thalia, turning my coffee cup. You stopped in front of a blue door when the guitarist snapped a string. The tight walls framed you. I was an impressionist painter blurring the faces of a couple among poppies.