Monthly Archives: November 2013

11/30/2013 Writing Prompt

if you could bookmark life

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What happens after

What happens after
Johanna M. Geiger

waiting for a connection
some sense that I am not utterly alone
thoughts: this meandering restless ness
resting place not comforted

hours, an evening
flame out
You’s — a seemingly endless number
eyes switching shut: left, right, switch

could be and happened
it happened and I am a mere distraction
he asked me once, “what are you doing with all these yous?”
and I couldn’t answer
but he wasn’t you.

he’s never you.

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Ambivalent

Ambivalent
Johanna M. Geiger

Thirteen poems
dis-ease laid bare

half of wanting
plastered against
half of forgetting

swollen sandpaper eyes
stuck between drowsy lids

straddling the threshold
knives beneath sofas
handprints on the floor

over is it over
quivering repeat

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The Worst Thing

first snowfall of the season
wedding dress – six year expiration –
stuffed in the trunk

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