Fizzling out at night
whatever climax
was nigh slips away

hidden in dark folds
slippery eel


Life insurance
willing to pay out
75% for living
people with GBM

With the money
they go to Disney
Mecca for three
fourths already dead


Enter softly
because I am soft

In the morning Lili
complains I got
the seam wet

the gap between
sink and countertop

washing strawberries
for breakfast


A tornado siren
roaring out of nowhere

rips open a blue
cloudless envelope
of sky

            No symptoms

the tumor ten
years undiscovered
finally revealed

Cameron Morse is Senior Reviews editor at Harbor Review, a poetry editor at Harbor Editions, and the author of six collections of poetry. His first, Fall Risk, won Glass Lyre Press’s 2018 Best Book Award. His latest is Far Other (Woodley Press, 2020). He holds an MFA from the University of Kansas City—Missouri and lives in Independence, Missouri, with his wife Lili and two children. For more information, check out his Facebook page or website.

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