Ted Powers


from Please Light Up


I’m glad we still have a story to tell
and that I get to tell it.
It did not turn into the nothing
we had hoped for, but then again
it wasn’t the something we expected either.
Here’s what happened:
first we thought too hard
all summer then I fell asleep
in the house
where the bed was on fire.

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