j. bruce fuller



the fundamental horror of realization

The pit in the stomach
holds more than ice and fear
but also the shattered glass
the way you remembered
people you thought you knew—

The acorns that hit your head
when you refused the sky
falling, falling

J. Bruce Fuller lives in a swamp in Louisiana with his wife and two children. His work has appeared in Star*Line, The Helicon, The TMP Irregular, and Thick With Conviction. He is the owner of Spec House of Poetry, and edits The Shantytown Anomaly.



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