NATURE & SOCIETY

Photo of Reddening Leaves & Smog in Washington State, From 10/7/2022, Courtesy of the Author

No one speaks but the construction
again & again hammers land
as this world isn’t
good enough / the ducks swim ignorant.
grass sits latent, yellow like air, the air,
it breathes too still even
when it does move, the houses
passive, passive, the same. gutters…

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Rowen Veratome

Rowen Veratome

They/them. Perpetual student. Recovering from PTSD. Writes philosophy formally, poetically, playfully, politically, personally, with love, ad infinitum.