from Pilgrimage Suites
In kind not kindness we truckle
eldritch a word curls into a word curls
wound from tartary lisle
plotted on strokes of drystone fences low wicket
Derek Gromadzki is the author of Pilgrimage Suites, forthcoming this fall from Free Verse Editions, and, with Forrest Gander, he is co-editor of Alice, Iris, Red Horse: Selected Poems of Gozo Yoshimasu, also forthcoming this fall from New Directions. His work has appeared in publications such as Black Warrior Review, BOAAT, Boston Review, Conjunctions, and Witness. He is currently a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of Iowa.
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