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A Poem By Jameson Fitzpatrick


I’d like a bunch of un- lit lilacs, please. A lie

lacking malice. A black eye.

I’d like a palacefull. A pool

of lack to lie in. A lilac lacking pull. A slack sleep.

A new rule for lying. A slick slap. I’m a sap

for lilacs—shouldn’t tell you that. I’d rather

unwrap a Cadillac.Jameson Fitzpatrick lives in New York, where he's pursuing an MFA in poetry at NYU.

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