Jul 18, 2021 • 1M

Dispatch #15

Without a Thought

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Joseph Massey
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Without a Thought

"The eternity of things astonishes a brief duration."
—George Oppen

next door a television
mumbles into dusk
gathering night

*

following the breath
night flows through
the form of the room

*

the morning of the last day
—stripes of light fall
across an unmade bed

*

in the corner
of the room
morning
light
collapsing

*

wait,
the wind
will untangle

the pond
from the sky

*

web stretched
between shrubs

snares wind
siphoning sun

*

when the rain reminds you
you’re alive
before it begins to fall

*

quiet
but for a moth
caught in the lampshade