Leland Seese πŸ”ˆ

doxology for the memory of a feeling or the feeling of a memory

thing but no
em/bodied thing

flash past fast
blade-edge of grass

razor gaze

in morning mirror
father’s measure

rendered thing
as thin as thistle tip

you were

you are
no thing

he said
you have to be

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About the Author

Leland Seese’s poems appear or are forthcoming in RHINO, The Chestnut Review, Rust + Moth, and many other journals. His debut chapbook, Wherever This All Ends, was released in 2020 by Kelsay Books. He and his wife live in Seattle, where they are foster-adoptive and bio parents of six children.