Editor by David Seth Smith

For Jessica Brant


her vocation
to redefine 

past tenses
a dictionary

writes her
moving within

her name
is fled

is solitary
is persistent 

line by
line her

mouth hollowed
lips pursed

to expel
breath and

be rewritten

© David S Smith 2016, revised 2020


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