Farryl Last


even the blue dots of distant planet bodies swim

across the same fishhook sky
of summer rot and swollen thunder, the trajectory

of little peaches, fuzzy and oblong

does it stay true like a tongue to the pierced flesh
does it collapse if gravity tells it




Farryl Last is a 2015 MFA graduate from Hunter College. She has developed and taught undergraduate courses and works in the field of study abroad. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Maine Review, Entropy, HOUND, Hermeneutic Chaos, Word Riot, and Poetry City, USA, among others. She once lived in Mantova, Italy, and taught English there.

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