tonight, for example,
the verse revolves
in blue; shivers, sings.
to have lost my voice and
loved her, too,
night is so short, forgetting so satisfied.
she is not immense,
though i write sometimes
the saddest lines
i write for her.
“XX” begins Vincent Pagé’s chapbook
Veinte, which was published by Vallum in 2015.
Vincent Pagé is a writer living in Toronto. He has work published in Event, The Malahat Review, Prism, Geist, The Feathertale Review, Plenitude, and the Mackinac, among other journals. He is currently at work on his first collection of poems.
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