Nothing pushes Steve and I away from each other, as I wipe the city’s moisture from his face, the dark thoughts surrounded by neon in Union Square cutting through falling flakes. And he shakes the snow off onto my shoulder, and my fingers become breathless. When this poem is over we’re going to get high together, we’re going to go to a movie together.
Beeper Peddle is a writer and healer living on the East Coast. She lives with her partner and their beloved soul puppy. Beeper writes about sorrows, lies, and deep loves. When you read her work, you will dip down into her heart and end up in all manner of body parts. Should you find yourself reflected in these words, it is merely coincidence; however, it does not surprise her you share the same heart. Find her at bethpeddle.com and @beeperpeddle on Twitter and Instagram
Adam Day is the author of Left-Handed Wolf (LSU Press, 2020), and of Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), and the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a PEN Award. Adam is the editor of the forthcoming anthology, Divine Orphans of the Poetic Project, from 1913 Press, and his work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Poetry London, Kenyon Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Iowa Review, Cordite, Poetry Wales, and elsewhere. He is the publisher of Action, Spectacle.