an inflorescence of briars
when i look at my phone
i feel like someone telling a scary story
its black root
my unmoving tongue
(the planets, every night they seem so still)
Jamison Crabtree is, somewhere. His book of monster poems, rel[am]ent was awarded the Washington Prize and his chapbook of video game poems is forthcoming from Cartridge Lit. Other poems from this sequence appear or are forthcoming in Green Linden and Reality Beach.