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Life Without Memory: Prose Poem

Is that all it is

Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash

After your 50th fall we consigned you to your desperation grounds — prison, hospitals, graves — a flimsy shelf to put heavy books, relentless scratching of chins while pen without any ink still doesn’t fucking write —

and love keeps reaching out for you —

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J.D. Harms

J.D. Harms

Former hairstylist, perpetual philosophy student, swallowed by poetry, writing, ideas