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Noah Falck

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Noah Falck

Noah Falck is the author of Snowmen Losing Weight (BatCat Press, 2012). He lives in Buffalo where he curates the Silo City Reading Series and works as education director at Just Buffalo Literary Center.  

by this poet


The sounds of summer leave
your lungs mid-autumn.
Gulls rebuild the sky.
It’s more or less a spectacle.
With a gauze of dark circles
under your eyes, you watch
the whole world take a rain check.
The clouds overlap until nightfall
and you twiddle your thumbs
at everyone’s


We live in the most fortunate of times. And
who’s to blame? Our moods like the four
seasons in a tinted window overlooking a
bank robbery. Everyone is raising children
on cable television, on leashes, on the slot
machines that have become our elegies. We
live other