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JanPoWriMo 9

Already lost track
of the days I was counting
on losing—practice

for when the days are
inherently lost to grief
anniversaries

we spend all day long
forgetting to celebrate
how many losses

can we hold before
we pass averting our eyes
the hallways too long

the faces too familiar

By Joshua Keiter

reader, writer, actor, singer, teacher