I cut the orange in two and the two parties are not equal. I watch the driveway, study irregularities in market fluctuation, the bird humming at the feeder. It’s colder than yesterday. Very dark. I’ve been here now two years and haven’t received a letter. One hour of sleep before
Brett Fletcher Lauer
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Author of the poetry collection A Hotel in Belgium (Four Way Books, 2014), Brett Fletcher Lauer is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of A Public Space. He lives in New York City.