Mud / Brooke Ellsworth

$ 7.00

 

dancing girl press, 2015
$7.00

 

Brooke Ellsworth is author of the chapbook, Thrown (The New Megaphone).  She currently lives in Queens, NY and teaches at Parsons School of Design.  For more information please visit: brookeellsworth.tumblr.com.

 

 

 

When

you were in jail and nobody could find you

the old woman upstairs had a terrible fall on

the way down a morning free of knowing

a dream of where she was I take her mail

and the steps as digging a trench I assure her

nightly the mornings are unseasonably

warm I am now familiarizing myself with

the warmth tethered to this world

ashamed to say I lifted my hand up its

dress and I felt the body in my body

start the balloon what's your name I build

up the audacity to ask her

 

 

 


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