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Christopher DeWeeseChristopher DeWeese is the author of The Father of the Arrow is the Thought (Octopus Books, 2015), and The Black Forest (Octopus Books, 2012). He is assistant professor of poetry at Wright State University. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I’m a maritime cop

In the driftwood silence

 

I’m dumb but get deep

Like sand in a box

 

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I’m robbing you on a ship

 

Something’s in my eyes

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