Thursday, July 19, 2012


 for A.J.

We trust each other’s
instincts, as we break
lines, remove words, copy,
paste. No one else could
rearrange our sentences, alter
punctuation and word choice, undo
hours of effort without inciting
a rightful rage. Revision is
our language,
built around the perimeter
of a limitless love.

About April Salzano:
April Salzano teaches college writing in Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in Poetry Salzburg, Pyrokinection, Convergence, Ascent Aspirations, The Rainbow Rose, The Camel Saloon, The Applicant, The Mindful Word, Napalm and Novocain, The Second Hump, and is forthcoming in Jellyfish Whispers, The South Townsville Micro Poetry Journal, and Inclement.  She is working on her first collection of poetry and an autobiographical novel on raising a child with Autism.

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