I wish that youtube had music with no videos sometimes. That’s the way I like to consume it.
In other news, this is devastatingly relevant.
Oh HEY I got accepted into the Northern Eclecta, which is a journal NDSU puts out every year with creative submissions… I am happy. This next poem isn’t the one that got accepted. I just wrote this today actually.
would you cut out
the rotting parts of your
past as if it were a slightly-too-old
there have been times
when I wished for
still, decay is good for the ink
in a way that easy-to-consume
so I leave myself inelegant I leave myself
another year of tangled half-brilliance
another year of enough imperfection
to blind someone