A. Molotkov

A bullet-size hole
in my chest; my best

attempts at love escape. A story
of wrong doors opened

in a wrong order. A multiple

choice test. A towel I left
on the beach

the morning
my mother ran out of air.

A. Molotkov's poetry collection The Catalog of Broken Things is just out from Airlie Press. His work can be found in Kenyon Review, Iowa Review, Pif, Volt, Ruminate, 2 River, Sequestrum and many more. Molotkov co-edits The Inflectionist Review.

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