A Quiet Root

We comb through hundreds of literary magazines to bring you one stellar poem or flash fiction piece every weekday.

“After All the Unpleasantness, Arms Have Something to Say for Themselves” by Robert Wood Lynn

we didn’t ask for this we asked 
you to remember us jutting out in front of loved ones

just before they walk into the street remember us thrown 
like seatbelts across the passenger side remember

us lifting lovers onto kitchen counters to let tongues
do their holy work 

Read it in West Trade Review

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