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Jamaal May - “I Do Have a Seam”

“Hello, you needle in my sternum. You know how ragged I’ve been, why I’ve always wanted the sewing machine of your hands.”

Turns out even poems specifically designed for the page can be beautiful when read aloud. This poem is a contrapuntal, one of the more radical examples of what the page makes possible: it’s three poems in one.