john sweet



autobiography, w/o warning

and we were married
and she said
you don't write about me anymore
and then later she said
i don't think i ever really loved you
in a voice without anger
without regret
and i probably said something too
but i've always had my
doubts about words

i've always put a good deal
of faith in walls

so goddamn simple to just
block out the sun

john sweet, b. 1968, single father of 2, believer in writing as catharsis. recent collections incluse HUMAN CATHEDRALS and the more-or-less impossible to find ASH WILDERNESS. additional confusion and slef-doubt can be found at



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