my landlord hearing us fucking/ i haven’t finished a book in months/ i don’t really want to go to
thanksgiving dinner/ i don’t really know my brother/ being a dyke/ killing my houseplants/
telling my therapist about you/ stepping on my cat’s paw/ sleeping late/ considering this a poem
Emily Norton is a 22-year-old poet and editor residing in Toronto. Her work centres themes of reclamation and honesty within lesbian identity and whatever hopeless romanticism comes up. You can read more of her work at patreon.com/emnortonwrites. Her Twitter is @_emnorton.
... Giant sparrows, sequined with lilies and chrysanthemums, geraniums, roses, and hyacinths, made the bear’s hibernation den into their nest. The bear thought he could take them, but he found them too beautiful to disturb ...