in the movie
of their youth
he flashed
those piano teeth at her
and everyone thought
he’d come back

but now gulls plant
webbed feet by his hair

and the surf draws him
in, centimetre by

(forthcoming in the Stepping Over Seasons reissue later in the year)

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