Poem like a planet we fit our secret nests into by James Diaz


Everything is most beautiful when it is ending.
We are most beautiful
when we are most beautiful and do not know it
what to do
when we are ending
and more beautiful
for it
comes not
as often as it goes
everything beautiful
we are not ending
but we do not know this just yet


©2019 James Diaz


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Bio: James Diaz is the author of This Someone I Call Stranger (2018) Indolent Books. In 2016 he founded the online literary arts and music journal Anti-Heroin Chic to provide a platform for often unheard voices, including those struggling with addiction, mental illness and Prison/confinement. His work has appeared in Occulum, Bone & Ink Press, Moonchild Magazine, Memoir Mix-Tapes and Drunk Monkeys. He resides in upstate New York, in between balanced rocks and horse farms. He has never believed in anything as strongly as he does the power of poetry to help heal a shattered life.

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