Beleaguered – John Ashbery
Lacking a better term for it
your boyfriend’s boyfriend opens out to
a large plastic bag northbound, with
The Bride Tree Lives Three Times – Brenda Hillman
In willing textures where the wood rat lives
———-the drought lets trees die twice.
———-Realism & magic steady one another
———–& the hurt in your heart
Plot – Elizabeth Willis
The second stage is sleeplessness.
At first there was worry.
The third stage is “ordinary people.”
The fourth: what to do.