Early Modern Love Poem, by Oli Hazzard

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Early Modern Love Poem


By Oli Hazzard, from a manuscript in progress. Hazzard has published two volumes of poetry, including, most recently, Within Habit (2014). 

calling in sick

     for each other

in each other’s

     fake sick voices

good life 


the murmuring

     of numerable



into the fiction

     of a person

I am tired

     of not becoming


     to float like that

in sympathy

     I lack 

except here

     the weakness


     the time

debris prised

     from debris

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