Anxiety of course

Anxiety, of course,
and unknowable future heartlands
where malleable mountains ache to
satisfy my soul
wait with a mouth still wet from a hungry kiss
to lick
to smile
to tell that strange and potent ancient truth

smile

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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