11/23/2011

He admits seven years,
an ironic itch of minutes,
hours. Dazed, I swim
in Blue-Boy eyes, go home
homeless & test bloody
waters with a toe. –

AUTHOR'S NOTE:

“After +” has its roots in a longer poem entitled “homeloss,” which is an exploration of binaries. I was in the process of re-working “homeloss” and a particularly problematic stanza when I heard about cellpoems.org. “After +” is the result of turning that stanza into something new.

BIO:

K. Marrott’s first chapbook, The Road to Scollay Square, was published in 2008. His second, Rumpus in Transit, is forthcoming. He reads, writes, and teaches in Salt Lake City
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