Literature mwpm Poetry

poem

mwpm

 

the first
sets the standard
& everything

that follows
can only hope to be
an approximation

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the sun off the mirror
looked like
a butterfly aflame

i wanted to put out
the flame
& the sun with it

◊ ◊ ◊

you lit you
r cigar
ette i got

burnt
in the
bargain

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all i ask is
you tell me when
it’s over

no one ever has
why should you be
any different

 

mwpm headshotmwpm is a writer and a filmmaker. The poems and prose of mwpm have appeared in filling Station, (parenthetical), untethered, and Touch the Donkey. The short films of mwpm can be found on his blog: https://mwpm.wordpress.com. mwpm can be found somewhere in between Kitchener and Waterloo, Ontario.

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