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A Sunken Home

Fuck the girl in the rodeo hat
And the fishnets on the Q

Train trying so hard
To stand out

Fuck the girl in the fishnets
No, no, don’t

Fuck her. God. . .

Can you hear me? I
Take it back

Don't fuck her. If you have to
Fuck anyone

God. . .

Fuck me fuck
Me instead


Tom Prime

Tom Prime lives in London, Ontario. He has been published in Vallum, Carousel, Ditch, and Stuart Ross's new magazine. He has just been accepted at the University of Victoria for his MFA in Creative Writing (Specializing in Poetry). Many of his poems discuss his experiences working in factories. This poem takes place in a plastic fence factory.

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