it’s got a tenuous feel–
like slipping  or promise,
these  government
fingers and really
buried hurts. resurfacing
in moments. in
explanation to someone,
detached, almost objective.
if not for that one watery eye
you wouldn’t believe that the
narrator realizes
the immensity of what they’ve

“Allegheny Station


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