Loose Words
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Loose Words

Horizon Line

That is the thing I am most afraid of

Photo by John-Mark Strange on Unsplash

Nothing lasts forever, not the cradle,
the egg, the late snow, birch tree, or river.
As a sequence of stars, we are brighter
in annihilation. There’s a halo

over those who went out there in a boat
and never came back. Maybe they swallowed
water, or a hook, or a gun? I’ll…



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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