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small town melodies / poems by joseph felkers

  WILLIAM TELL I remember playing the william tell overture and the farmer who forecasted the weather and elections, and sometimes I think about it all and my place in it when often I realize it couldn’t’ve ever happened. Root beers and bug spray melting into 401k’s I remember sitting at the stoplight that was always red and realizing that everything breaks   TWENTY FIVE OVER FIFTY FIVE august eleventh ninety four degrees small town, big dreams its dark outside besides occasional lightning cracks its only heat lightning darling turn off the radio twenty five over fifty five crickets provide a soundtrack harmonious rubber to rubble racing through a small town at eleven twenty six I glance a second and I know you’re beautiful but I cry because the only feeling you know in this god forsaken town is the bruises that outline your father’s love for you fags are only cigarettes remember that, you’re much more than a cigarette ABOUT THE AUTHOR Joseph Felkers is a high school sophomore and poet from West Michigan. Self …