#Poetry Wed: “​Nocturne: Tallahassee” by Amorak Huey

“The glazed night sky torques and writhes and buckles
over Lake Ella. We’re holding hands, sometimes

our wedding rings make an ugly clack.
It’s hurricane season. We like to think we’re safe

this far north of the gulf, though the air
is choked with salt…

…We cannot see the stars
because we hold them in our mouths—

a kind of sacrament…”

Read the entire poem at Hermeneutic Chaos.

#Poetry Wed: “Remains” by Callista Buchen

“I hammer and turn, and everything I touch goes glass.
A mountain made of houses, all the walls and doors.
You don’t know what to say.
My mother watches. My father watches.
Where else would you go?
Someone imagines climbing through a window…”

Read the entire poem at Juked.