Loose Words
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Loose Words

Words That Matter

I want my daughters to be demanding

Photo by Benjamin Voros on Unsplash

If you have children, you’ll get tired
of their questions about the moon
and if they can drive to sports practice.

From where I sit, the moon is barely visible.
It’s obviously there, measured
with a laser beam and baby mirror,
reflecting back our earthen blemish.

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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