Five Poems *Thatched
*At This Defaced Corner
FROM EUPHORIA I. The Iron Horse
II. The Taiwan Blue
III. The Mint Bang
III. The Sitting Bull
IV. The Leather Eagle
II. THE TAIWAN BLUE
YOU DO NOT
WHERE YOU WERE
OR WHEN IT WAS
THAT YOU FIRST
FOUND IT THERE.
BUT HERE I AM.
THIS POINT FORWARD
I’M GONNA GO
Bureau to Counteract the Demonstration Lacking blankets sleep mapped out a march of ice
with a mind of April thinking today is the day rain
prosecco tipped off flamboyant spray shed
their own Pittsburgh blew us mindlessly dove. Flick
the tongue of my cradle speech stopped, leaping
split the elm of secret shares banned held
Sandra Simonds is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Atopia (Wesleyan University Press, 2019) and Orlando (Wave Books, 2018). You can follow her on Twitter @sandmansimonds.