Small Pomes for Average People
B. Mason pulls off with aplomb and panache that sleight of word, that gesture of tone, that craft so careful it comes across as effortless. An excerpt:
Poor Romeo and Juliet, she said.
Love is in the contact,
I hear my man by the hour,
Then he has to yell and I don’t know
And what does he mean ‘Of course,’
They loved each other,
Because he always calls me back—
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Twenty-Six, by Meghan Brown