Jordan Davis: Three Poems

L’ AVVENTURA

Softly, he insisted
to himself,
the peculiar conditions
love requires
enforce their perimeter.

Some quinine slap-take,
some shouts across backyards.

At some point
we find ourselves
but that doesn’t mean
we get caught,

O Nadia Comaneci,
who’s going to argue
destiny with you…

These are the twigs
birds bring, playing
“Global catastrophe,”
a popular game places
with satellite tv
and no roads —

when I say it’s love,
let the young fame
burn its papers
for the newsreels,
let the feeling catch
on what pulls it along.

 

PERMANENT MISSION

An idea
in the interior
O pig leather mail order
volunteerism
of the satchel-based paragons
who dream up this polity

is that we each pursue
as in run after never catching
a fitted suit
made of symptoms

and once a year
if we make all our targets
a lump of sugar
we’re careful not to gag on —

is it centered on your spine
or does this prison weight
pull you slightly to the left
or the right —

satchel
suit
sugar
and a heavy weight

of such things movies are made —

movies that play continuously
on demand.

See? the movies have it
just as bad as you —

 


ALMOST HEAVEN 

Church of the Lord Jesus Christ
House of the Lord Jesus Christ
Word of Life Assembly of God
Bible Baptist Fellowship Church
Bible Baptist Temple
Coon’s Run Baptist Church
Enon Baptist Church
Family of God Freewill Baptist Church
Freedom Fellowship Community Church
Rock Altar Baptist Church
Ten Mile Primitive Baptist Church
Ten Mile Church of Christ
Lost Creek Church of God
Abundant Life Full Gospel Church
St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
Living Grace City Church
Jewel City Church
Life Builders Fellowship
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
Wolf Summit United Hope Church
Ambassadors for Christ Fellowship
Beulah Free Methodist Church
Birds Creek United Methodist Church
Church of His Marvelous Light
Buddhist Meditation at Unitarian Universalist Fellowships
Canyon Community Presbyterian Church
Dolls Run Christian Church
Dejay Ministries
Freethinkers Morgantown
Fresh Fire Ministries
Harbor of Life Apostolic Church
Little Sandy Church of the Nazarene
New Beginnings Community Church
Redeemed Christian Church of God
Servant Song Ministries
Rock Family Church
Tree of Life Jewish Congregation
Whosoever Will Holiness Church
Zoar House of Prayer

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