You walk along the rocks by the sea, gently stroking the green anemones. You let them suck on your fingers. They thank you in small, wet voices. When the moon comes up & everything else is dark, the sea & anemones glisten. You tell me you want soft, green children.
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
celebrating twenty-five years of above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Jon Boisvert was born in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and now lives in Oregon. He studied poetry at Oregon State University and the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland. His first book, BORN, was published in 2017 by Airlie Press.
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