barely anecdotes.

divide the cities

east to west

grid the country

until all that is left are

sad children

behind radiators

tired women

in empty churches

grumpy old men

retelling stories


barely anecdotes.



3 thoughts on “barely anecdotes.

  1. My immediate thought on seeing the title of your poem come across my email was wouldn’t it be sad to have a story with a main character who comes to realize that his life doesn’t amount to even an anecdote. And here they all are in their own proper spots in their own proper grid.

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