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Will Schmit
Mar 7 · 1 min read

a poem about rounding corners to sharpen focus

photo by Yi Liu at Unsplash

The babiest blue Mustang slows
into the intersection of sunrise and suicide
slinging crepes to the bug-eyed wintering
in the reflection of storefront windows.

Indignity, far north of the Texas snow,
carves fingers into cardboard hope,
brushes crumbed facial hair…