Loose Words
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Loose Words

A Ticking Watch Sleeps

Raindrops keep the world awake. I am lost

Photo by Emma Trevisan on Unsplash

I fall asleep on the couch each night,
oppressive cover, drugged by day & heat,

witness to the tectonic rise of breath,
hibernating exchange of dreams for more

dreams, a still life to capture.
Flowers around the room obey



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Trapper Markelz

Trapper Markelz


Trapper Markelz (he/him) is a poet who writes from Boston, MA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Check out http://trappermarkelz.com