Storymaker
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Storymaker

Ordinary Absence

Photo by Malik Earnest on Unsplash

I tried to stick my world
to your cart but now this is all
become unhitched
Willing all this strangeness into
something that isn’t
pain/anger; searching for reasons
to change the story
Clothing remorse in anything
but
there is instead
something external that drives
this wandering
The gaps in the memory
begin
to cue the remaining gasps

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J.D. Harms

J.D. Harms

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