In the next room someone reading stage directions
trying to name the scene familiar foreign
always even what comes next is far away.
No correct one. A branching
tangled tree overgrown with vines, no line
breaks now. Monochrome, only edges.
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
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R. Kolewe lives in Toronto. He has published two books of poetry, Afterletters (BookThug 2014) and Inspecting Nostalgia (Talon Books 2017).
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