Literature Luke Smith-Adams Poetry

Of Boxes

She asked me my feelings.
Disclosure on demand.
As though they could pile and inspect them.

I couldn’t find any
in my small square,
the place where I store things.

I must have put them in another box.
I have since misplaced
my scattered belongings.

Luke Smith-Adams is a 32 year old living in Toronto. He works in social services and writes poetry and short stories focused on trauma, queerness, and fantastical creatures.