The Way To Stay Alive Isn’t Living

When I want to remember it’s never in front of anyone. We drive eighty-five miles to Memphis, survive each other during the Super Bowl, & go to the airport in the dark. You’re there now. Nothing is as personal as silence.

Parker Tettleton is a vegan Leo living in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of This Is A City (Ravenna Press, forthcoming), Please Quiet (Ravenna Press, 2018), Ours Mine Yours (Pitymilk Press, 2014), Greens (Thunderclap Press, 2012), & Same Opposite (Thunderclap Press, 2010). More is here.

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