Sam is an English major and a poet who digitally goes to school in Claremont, CA. (Pomona College '23)
ions of emotion posit themselves
in my body
clogging my sinuses
creeping down my throat
Let me remember that all I am is imagined.
175 pounds of cellophane-wrapped candles sit in a corner
like the man they are meant to replace...
I peel my blackened toenail
It opens like an oyster