CHAIN 5: Foe Names

six ‘degreens of sapience
repleating bleating passencore homologies
abseance ghostly gasting for breadth
unlively these scorned metaphors
the sound an error makes
loose fingers on the wrong piano key
noisy as unblotted ink

Jeremy Colangelo is an author and scholar from London, Ontario. His short story collection, Beneath the Statue, was published in 2020, and his fiction and poetry has appeared in such places as The Dalhousie Review, EVENT, CAROUSEL and The Puritan. You can follow him on Twitter @JRColangelo 


If you want to be the next link in this poetic chain, send us one poem that creatively responds to Colangelo’s Foe Names by January 30, 2021 — visit our Submittable for guidelines