by David Tomaloff

to explain this
temptation as if
it were a must

set sail and return
emptier now than
is in fashion

lilac, and blue,
untied, and adrift

the quietest places
in our  hearts

don't laugh
as they once did


David Tomaloff (b. 1972) | is a musician, writer, photographer, and all around-bad influence | likes: jazz | hates: jazz | photography: yes | his work has also appeared in publications such as: DOGZPLOT, HOUSEFIRE, the Sixteenth Letter, elimae, Phantom Kangaroo, Ditch Poetry, Otoliths, and BlazeVOX 2KX | see: davidtomaloff.com.

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