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Alexis Pope and Joshua Young

 

 

from I Am Heavy w/ Feeling

It’s cold enough

to crack a simile

but let me

pry it from the poem

Elliot walks into the room

& yells

I’m gonna sick my wolf

on you to eat your bones

& I spend days

trying to crowbar

it into a poem

what would happen

to this in a workshop

does anyone care

about what my son says

does anyone care

that this means

everything & you know what—

just forget it

let me show you some pictures

 

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