This Economy of Claws

Poetry Andrew Seguin

My fortune little more than silver flakes
                          I scrape from a lotto ticket in the curbside sun
the day opens an account

                          and a cast-off mirror makes karaoke of the street
(the square of objects refracted)
                          last night’s  [...]

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Andrew Seguin, a poet and photographer, is the author of the chapbook Black Anecdote (Poetry Society of America).


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