Scrittura
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Scrittura

POETRY

A Revelation of Blades

Hotwheels, NFL, and cut grass

Closeup of grass and fallen leaves, bare trees blended in warm, low sunlight.
Photo by JuniperPhoton on Unsplash

The yellowed plastic box of dinged-up Hotwheels is malleable poetry of fractured time. Of childhood, long may you run.

The drawer set aside for dad’s collections — his vintage NFL fridge magnets, his obsolete gadgets and lists — is sticky with patina tears, steeped

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