Staying Late in the Afterglow

Photo by Sumit Mangela on Unsplash

More of the same — why
does the wind rage
and rattle the embers?
Because it is the wind.

You cannot defeat the air
with your tiny lungs.
Kings built walls and the wind
knocked them down,

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Trapper Markelz (he/him) is a poet who writes from Boston, MA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Check out http://trappermarkelz.com

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Trapper Markelz

Trapper Markelz

Trapper Markelz (he/him) is a poet who writes from Boston, MA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and publications. Check out http://trappermarkelz.com