Dalton Day

Quick for Picture

I lose my focus
when the sun drags its paws

Across the back of my neck

I do not feel threatened
Not here
Such is a body

I am bright

Because you are looking at me

& fangs split
into one or more sources
of wind

This is how we turn
Under the warmth of it all

Even when it leaves

Where does it go

Is a question I will never
ask of you


How do we use our limbs
So that we are at

our most little


Dalton Day is a Pushcart nominated poet & editor of FreezeRay Poetry. His work has been featured in PANK, Hobart, The Millions, & Jellyfish among others. He is the author of Supernova Factory as well as the forthcoming Fake Knife. He can be found at myshoesuntied.tumblr.com & on Twitter @lilghosthands. He’s absolutely terrified.

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