Genre: Poetry (Chapbook)
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Chapbook cover by Jacquie Schmall
Reviewed by Jennifer Poulter
unaware that they are new, accept
the yellow-bright shimmer
spread across the surface
as if it were our doing
or our due.
I want to go down to the sea at dawn
[and then]... pull
and push the big gear shifts to make a boom
tall as a building turn, swing down toward carloads
of gravel, clamp chunks of whatever freighters
I love the bittersweet of “Ariel” and its death-defying reach in to the unknowable.
the music to tell your story,
to find it, to understand it
to know the truth,
to reach above the
an inheritance something
more than money,
ecretly leaning in for more
parenting I didn’t get
no rod spared
I shoot a response
two bullets of frustration land in
her timeless lap
as she slips off.
three hundred netfriends
hold your virtual hand
take you places
that don’t involve
he perpetual womb
you’ve pushed into.
So we looked out of the corner of our eye when
we walked past, our heads thrown back fake
laughter all the while drawn towards the silence
of that pain the peripheral gravity that wouldn’t
let us settle into our evening of forgetting.
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