meteor showers are akin to childbirth
disasters waiting to happen

a blinking vessel
a product of snowflakes splitting

blood interpreted as fingerpaint
kissing the unturned cheek

all of your qualities snowball
over glass cliffs

calves remain pale and awkward
to plucked baby breath

crop circles emerge from tinkering
with object permanence

Jordan Hoxsie is a graysexual poet living in Burbank, CA. They are the founder of Varsity Goth, work as the Social Media Editor for Reality Beach, and are the author of the mini-chapbook cry lightning (Ghost City Press, 2016). Their work has appeared in Pajama Party Zine, Babe Soda Zine, Wu-Wei Fashion Mag, and elsewhere. // @jordanhoxsie

Vagabond City Literary Journal

Founded in 2013, we are a literary journal dedicated to publishing outsider literature. We publish art, poetry, and creative nonfiction from marginalized creators.

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