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the poetry that matters

Ben Gehrels

Ben Gehrels reads fiction for The Antigonish Review, edits The Writer’s Block (an online literary magazine), and is currently studying at St. Francis Xavier University towards an HBA in English Literature. His essays, book reviews, poetry, photography, and short stories have appeared in Inscribed, The Poet Grow-OpThe Southernmost Review, All Rights Reserved and the Frequent and Vigorous Quarterly, and Elder and Leemaur's Challenge the Experts.

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seenwithblahmemberofopposite

sex  

      droptwentyblahblah

blahpoundsfastblahaniston

breakssilenceaboutblahblahblah

joliedealingblahwiththepressuresof

beauty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eccentric Appetites

 

 

fourgivemeemutherfoureyehavsind

.

 

eye spie with mye

 littul

i

that eye am

compowsed allmost entire-lee uv

dual-ities.

AND

 

that eye am

perpetchewallee

inklyned towards

EXTREMES

in fakt

eye am lakking purse

pective

and

i

needtostepbacktostepbacksteptobacksteptoneed

 

in ordur two sea that

mie

ecce

ntric

appe

tites

fore

life

arr

phew

and

phar

beet

ween

nowa daze and

eye preefur tew liv in

ignorrants tew thuh fakt that eye am konstantly

projecting(abusive behaviour)outwards

 

than fase thee egzaustion uv mie deepest shayms

:

[eye am relayshunally inconsistent]

 [i fukked thuh rong perrsun last nite]

[eye finn-ished off thee ice creem tub]

[eye lack genius]

[etc., etc., amen]

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