How to What? by Lawrence Bridges

How to What?
by Lawrence Bridges

I can explain the route.
Maybe I'll start there.
The little better, in this moment -
A description of shape
or of white noise or scent
in the house, the framed
pictures - everything turns
on now, like my grandmother's
now. I'm off the hook.
I've brought new tires.
Sit in traffic. Brood
over the deep mysteries
of quantum mechanics.
It's all interference
insofar as not being not.
That's how.

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Lawrence Ernest Bridges’ poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, and The Tampa Review. He has published three volumes of poetry: Horses on Drums (Red Hen Press, 2006), Flip Days (Red Hen Press, 2009), and Brownwood (Tupelo Press, 2016). You can find him on:





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