you forgot my name in the white smoke of phantasmagoria
every transparent slide a memory under blankets of sweat
my voice the fan’s whirred whisper
and you the sun every season
James Croal Jackson is the author of The Frayed Edge of Memory (Writing Knights Press, 2017). His poetry has appeared in The Bitter Oleander, Rust + Moth, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere. He has won the William Redding Memorial Poetry Contest and is founding editor of The Mantle. Find him in Columbus, Ohio or here.
Street Artist unknown.
Photo by Adam Lawrence.
Darlingside is an electro-folk band based in Cambridge, MA. This is the first single from their forthcoming LP, Extralife, which is due out in Feb. 2018.