Dance Floor Blur

Adam Day

Adam Day is the author of Left-Handed Wolf (LSU Press, 2020), and of Model of a City in Civil War (Sarabande Books), and the recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship for Badger, Apocrypha, and of a PEN Award. He is the editor of the forthcoming anthology, Divine Orphans of the Poetic Project, from 1913 Press, and his work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Cordite, Poetry London, Kenyon Review, Takahe, Poetry Ireland Review, Iowa Review, Meniscus, Poetry Wales, Turbine, and elsewhere.

Blurred Boundaries

Water bottles

haywire dance

rubber bullet song.

Hip on hip,

territory arrangement.

Nurse hands slipping

through the dark.

Roped rain

light, and masks

like a cupboard

holding a lost