You Lost the Game

You Lost the Game

by Shannon Hearn

 

 

how does a separation work in terms of the seams/in terms of/the seems

me/forgetting my jeans in E–’s car irritated they were left/in her trunk and realizing/by opening/my trunk it wasn’t her trunk

it was/mine

 

how to correct(ly) say a truth: (mouth opens)

 

think about the different parts/not the pieces/the parts of the whole there is a  difference/i swear there is/a difference in the parts

that work/to make the hole

 


Shannon Hearn is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut where she studied journalism and English with a concentration in creative writing. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming with 3:AM Magazine, Big Lucks, cream city review, Juked, and others.

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