Under Glass by Gregory Kan
Under Glass by Gregory Kan

BooksFebruary 8, 2019

The Friday Poem: untitled, by Gregory Kan

Under Glass by Gregory Kan
Under Glass by Gregory Kan

New poetry (untitled) by Wellington writer Gregory Kan.

 

I thought that the things I loved

 

were places I could always go back to

 

but the spaces between things become places themselves

 

and threaten to swallow me whole.

 

I thought that knowing in just the right way

 

would be enough to free me from pain.

 

For those of us who drowned,

 

and continue living underwater,

 

this isn’t heaven

 

but I hope we could come at last to love it.

 

Gregory Kan, 2019

 

Spinoff poetry editor Ashleigh Young welcomes submissions for The Friday Poem at thefridaypoem@gmail.com

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