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Sun Jul 31 08:34:40 PDT 2011


There is culture

and there is The Culture

of a place making you

friendly, wearing your

sense on your sleeve.

Here, on the page, we

always want to talk

about beauty. Out there—

out the window—we leave

a mattress in an empty lot.

Don’t make me find you

beautiful. I say that

to the ocean. It keeps

giving itself away

like the girl I was in HS.

The internal culture shifts

too slowly to see like mold

grows. I have become

myself again. Again,

the sensible sand.

*Jennifer Kronovet* is the author of *Awayward, *published by BOA Editions.
She is Writer-in-Residence at Washington University and lives in St. Louis,

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