L Friedman

Portents

This year begins

 

with a supermoon

menstrual blood

Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach

 

with Russian chocolates

liquor’s pink haze

a dollar bill under the mat

 

with last year’s snow

still on the ground

like slept-in linen

 

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L-Friedman-Dream-Pop-PressFriedman is a writer of poetry and prose, a student of history, and a devotee of the Gothic and the Shakespearean. They live in New England and can be reached by howling into the void – or, more reliably, at www.crookedbutinteresting.wordpress.com.