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What Will Happen When We Cannot Touch?

The title of each poem is a timestamp of when it was created. Written in seven days, from April 13-21, 2020 (except for the last “epilogue” poem, which took a number of weeks). 16:03 19:17 07:15 14:31 03:16 afterwards the poems 16:03 it’s that time of year whenI can see you, summermoving through moss in […]

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after eden

the poems a new notebook new year, i wish haircut too short weekend laundry disinterested in leaves what could you hold? papaya tree (an elegy) anti-dragonfly gray clouds feel like a blanket treadmill sidewalks little birds / leaves bougainvilleas after eden a new notebook This is a new notebook A three dollar bound stack of […]

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Adolescent Desertification.

the poems navel gazing i don’t know why i do the things i do graveyardgirl your world is so big yet so small all the leaves i missed ignorant boy, beautiful girl thank you america for anesthesia bare foot broken lawnmower Reforestation prelude navel gazing this is what youth must figure out… E. B. White […]

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i am nostalgic for all these things

coffee on laidback mornings when lightis still dim but growingand the sun has yet to stretchfrom its midnight rest, meanwhilewater falls from its rolling boiland subsides to a humming churn— a background lofi track forlifting kettlepouring waterdripping coffee thatdripsanddripsamber of another placeto place of cup unrushedtime seeping is what it takesfor this to percolate, untilburning […]

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to: Innocence

.15 – 3.18 the lost song As a young boy, I wandered late at nightUnder covers, quilt, and glowing starsIn a forest wild of a wilder spriteSitting on a rock and playing a pipeI sat in the clearing of a tree ringUnder the sprite’s beating music spellAnd it taught me how to make six holes […]