The Columbia Review Spring 2020

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the columbia review

lap & collar/flock Kirsten Ihns

for years just sampling the original lake with my tube and nakedness, & late in confused dreams heated not 2 shout when u reveal the future how you can use the tools and feel them

as a skill?

did you want to die in a religious way my reason was just a movement of limbs

everything that gold has an end and glitters what one what might i be forgiven in thinking or nighttime like a beachball sign natural stick, so stark, not releasing—


is this a risk u can lead by the neck

throat collar fuck and dammit let me be her who bears news