Bret Shepard

by Bret Shepard

Flowers like credit
card offers.

Petals pulled away
like eyelids

from bulbs.

I can’t even watch

your plot.


Published in Cider Press Review, Volume 21, Issue 4.

Bret ShepardAfter living in Alaska and California, Bret Shepard completed his PhD at the University of Nebraska. Currently, he lives in Tacoma, Washington and teaches at Green River College. He is the author of Negative Compass, winner of the Wells College Chapbook Prize.

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