dear captain

Carly Susser


i fix myself to the skeleton of a ship.
the sea is commited to searching in you
for what it can’t find in itself.
you, i imagine, have never trusted
the limerent tides to drown an airplane.



Carly Susser is the editor in chief of Platform Review. Her work has been featured in Word Riot, The Mom Egg, Ground Report, and Yes, Poetry. She holds a BA and MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. Carly teaches writing and yoga in New Jersey.

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