A poem from Liz Breslin’s new collection, In bed with the feminists.
Best recessed wall niche ideas
the image is of a theta, a five, a plus + a three
a theta is a world, split, is love over death, is the eighth letter, is
the cracked her crypthand with h o p e
in god there is, she wrote
a theta is not to be confused
the image is of a purple heart, pulsing
it belongs to Emoji 1.0 + Unicode 6.0
it is the favicon on the Anne Lister Encoder/Decoder
it means physical attraction + it means you share a best friend on Snapchat + it means romantic love + honour + sacrifice + support + admiration for things that have relation to the colour purple + you can use it on Instagram to comment on clothes
she sends me a purple heart, pulsing
the image is of yellow wallpaper
a sunny aspect
ironically, in strips
the image is of light on bricks
a crypt, encrypt, in hope there is
you can hide things for so long
niche interests, unique interiors
you can only hide things for so long
The Friday Poem is edited by Chris Tse. Submissions are currently closed and will open again later this year.
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