Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Tuesday poem #494 : Matthew Hanick : Interlude



Some songs are
for people, others
are for birds

in my dreams, there
are words spoken,

no letters, like
a plum from

its pit, the self
decenters, drops into

a body wading
in a river where

consciousness forms
and music is just

beyond the corner.




Matthew Hanick is a queer poet living in Toronto, Ontario. He is currently a student at Toronto Metropolitan University, where he is studying English Literature and writing reviews for The White Wall ReviewHis poems have appeared in The White Wall Review’s online journal and 51st print edition, Block Party Magazine, and periodicities.

the Tuesday poem is curated by rob mclennan

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