“Valentine’s Day”

“Valentine’s Day,” a poem by Jeremy Bass (poetry, ’10) appears in the December issue of The Collagist.

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This Sunday evening at 7:30pm, Mike O’Malley
Will drive his twenty-foot cherry-red monster truck
Over the blue discarded shells of 1980s Fords
From one end of a pitted sandy arena
To the other, each car beneath his ten-foot rubber wheels
Emptying like the failed hope of a former love
In a spray of glass and sand as the polished scrim
Of each flat roof folds to meet the stacked grid
Of chassis, axle, blown tires and frames beneath...[Keep Reading]…

 

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