Loose Words
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Loose Words

Stranger Now

I miss the way everyone looks at me

Photo by Nikola Jovanovic on Unsplash

I am always looking for the easy way out,
the actual name of the afterlife,

a saloon where we all end up, crumpled
twenties at a table, a stained bar towel —

wipe the sweat and the water glasses,
a dusty floor, a place for a spit bucket.

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A poetry publication brought to you by Assemblage to capture all of your disconnected thoughts and let them find their form.

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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

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