[Realpoetik] BRIAN FOLEY [Part Three]

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Sun Apr 3 09:13:21 PDT 2011


IT TAKES LONGER TO GATHER LIGHT





it takes longer

to gather light

from under



to replenish

each please

thieved



over a goon

shoulder

put up with



what sea

could take it to the

other side



and bring

you to me to be

believed



where else

but in the frame

love forms



for the simple

reason that

it does not insist




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Brian Foley is the author of the chapbooks The Constitution (Horseless
Press, 2011) & The Black Eye (Brave Men Press, 2010). His poems have
appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Springgun, Action Yes,
Saltgrass, Columbia Poetry Journal, Poor Claudia, & elsewhere. He curates
the jubilat reading series in Amherst, MA, and co-runs Brave Men Press.
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