Jamison Crabtree

Wort-Bright Meadow

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.

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