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Another Poem for the Possum


eight trumpeter swans

release snow from their gravity

and grave gravity


transfixing a wooden feather

to behold a slightly varnished sky


the possum’s eye has stopped blinking


for all it has seen


for all this salt






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Haley Lasché is the founder, designer and editor of Concision Poetry Journal. Her poems have appeared in such places as Landlocked Magazine, Human Repair Kit and Nice Cage. She has two poetry chapbooks: Where It Leads (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016) and Blood and Survivor (Locofo Chaps, 2017). She lives in Minnesota with her sweet son.