The Last Poem

A Poem

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The last poem I wrote
was more prose than anything else
it might have been more paper
than anything else
but it stuck itself out
put on its clothes one at a time
even let me watch
Yes, I do love to watch
I promise to do better than that
that I won’t deceive you
or in so many words
It’s an archetypal sandbox
without any castles
It’s a stretch of garden mud
that no footprints have marked yet
It’s foolish
but I…



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J.D. Harms

J.D. Harms


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