A Quiet Root

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“This Is the Error That Fascinates” by Jake Levine

I once had a student tell me they couldn’t write poems
because they have no feelings.
I asked
how does it feel to have no feelings?
They said
like trying to eat a bagel, but when you bite down
the only thing in your mouth is the hole

Read it in Barnstorm Journal

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