The Brightening Air

Eric G. Wilson

Chartreuse gown
iconic as Harlow
between songs you smoke
your bedroom flickers
my sonnet on dahlias
the hyaline dawn

Eric G. Wilson is the author of Against Happiness. His work has appeared in The Portland Review, Prelude, the Notre Dame Review, The Collagist, The Vestal Review, THE FANZINE, The Virginia Quarterly Review and elsewhere. Polaris Ghost, his novella, is coming out with Outpost 19 in 2018. He teaches at Wake Forest University.

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