Poetry
12.1 / FALL / WINTER 2016

MEANDERINGS

It would
make me sad
for my grave
to stand
un-pissed-
upon.

It would
give me glee
for my grave
to be
a suburban
lawn.

It would
make me laugh
if, flags at
half-staff
with a
siren on,

a long
parade
wove by
my grave
in the
summer dawn.

 

 

 

 

Stu Watson is a poet, musician, and teacher living in Brooklyn. A founder and editor of Prelude, his manuscript, Communicatingroups, is a finalist for the 2016 National Poetry Series. His poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming at The Collapsar, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Flag + Void, Jacket 2, White Wall Review, and in the Brooklyn Poets Anthology. A PhD candidate in English Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY, he teaches at John Jay College.


12.1 / FALL / WINTER 2016

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