Poem of the Week

7th Peered Langwich Arts

A. H. Jerriod Avant

boffum cut the rope the phone
boffum snuck a smoke fuh home
      boffum up cuz awoke the domes
boffum trust a cloak the zone

      boffum fuck cuz the yolk the roam
boffum cuz a stroke the loan
      boffum rub just to poke the bone
      boffum love was a joke alone

      boffum love was a joker wrong
      boffum rub just to poke the bone
boffum cuz a stroke the loan
      boffum fuck cuz the yolk the roam

boffum trust a cloak the zone
      boffum up cuz awoke the domes
boffum cut the rope the phone
boffum snuck a smoke fuh home

A. H. Jerriod Avant is the author of Muscadine, forthcoming from Four Way Books in September 2023. Born and raised in Longtown, Mississippi, he has received two winter fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center and is the Teaching Fellow in English at Wesleyan University.
Originally published:
July 13, 2022

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