An Open Letter to John Berryman

April 5, 2007

I understand that impulse –
writing yourself in two, placing
all your darker emotions
into verse, putting the gun’s
cold metal to your temple
and pulling the trigger with words.

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Filed under poetry, poetry thursday, Uncategorized, writing

One response to “An Open Letter to John Berryman

  1. Very nicely done, and reminiscent of the poet himself.

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