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Brian Henry

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Brian Henry is the author of several poetry collections, including Static & Snow (Black Ocean, 2015).

by this poet


The opening (read: aperture)
is open by design (read: default),
so susceptible to departure

with the brain floating, bag of salt,
loud, malleable light, the sky profuse
in its movement from rim to vault,

an orb (read: void) open to obtuse
approach from any outer