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18/30: COMO SIEMPRE

When
did I stop
paying attention to gravity

Who
untethered
my heart

Did anyone see
the sugar
in my chest melt

Early this morning
when a parade of little humans… 42 more words

Day Eighteen: The Long and Short of It

by Nick Scott Greene

Remember that time when we…
No, no. Of course you don’t.
I come here every day
and try to see who you once were, 34 more words

2015

17/30: A BRIEF ANNOTED LIST OF THE QUESTIONS MY STUDENTS ASK

Question: Mr. Zachary, is this poem good?

Translation: Last week, we learned what rejection meant.
I do not like the definition of that word. Is there anything…
200 more words

National Poetry Month

Day Seventeen: Breakfast of Champions

by Nick Scott Greene

“There’s no such thing.”
The boy wakes up each morning
hoping for more to fill his belly,
but he cannot find what he wants. 24 more words

2015

Day Sixteen: In Rewind

by Nick Scott Greene

We go back.
Not because we can but because we must…
remember not to forget to
recall our time gone by so we… 23 more words

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Day Sixteen: 'Notes from Record Store Day 2015'

by Patrick Hosken

Walk free, denizens of the needle gods!
The sun is out, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful,
and so is the rolling poutine truck parked near… 84 more words

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Day Fourteen: Dust

by Nick Scott Greene

Shafts of afternoon light pierce fifty year old windows.
As if wartime spotlights in 1940s Paris,
the sunbeams illuminate motes of dust drifting in the air, 44 more words

2015