Truman State University

Alex Wennerberg (2019)

I

new


air lore

small room

magic bell

clear

two

two (again)


purple email 💜

red email ❤️


black hat

game

sandwich

ten thousand dollars


scrubbing ink & clay from

purplish carpet

Missouri

Hall


goodbye


II

hello

two (again) (again)

shave


2 AM no lights radio walk alone goodnight


I was neve on your podcast


III

sing

big

two (again) (again) (again)

shake

vein

grass

fast

high


40oz Old English

Pabst Blue Ribbon 30-rack

Watermelon Four Loko


big lake

big creek

thoughtsoup


in the brown dusty gray dark unlit basement of the

former brick pre-rain-collapsed 121 N Main St Aquadome

(she tried to live in this building and got black mold sick),

in a Kum & Go hoodie,

I won a poetry slam and hold (I won)

a blue plastic recorder


IV

lake

kiss

touch

fine

have

six (!)

fuck

gay


these walls are thinner than you think


V

code

lose

seven (!!)

point


out

miss

in

alone


Flaming Hot Cheetos

dark dream


tweet


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