An excerpt from the poem, “The Salt,” by Peter Schireson (poetry, ’17), published at Construction Literary Magazine:

 

 

 

“The Salt”

I set out to attain nothing more
than myself, and before long,
had no money
and only one tooth,
the price I paid
to locate this exotic kingdom,
where mud-caked holy men
wander barefoot from place
to arduous place,
where the people need salt, (…continue reading here)

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