POETRY

At Natural Bridge

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Shuffling through the dry debris,
I saw the spiral in a tree.
The trunk was wrung into a twist,
As if by two angelic fists,
And not expecting spirals there,
I searched for spirals everywhere.

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Teacher. Satirist. Scholar. Published in Slackjaw, Points in Case, McSweeney’s, Ben Jonson Journal, and elsewhere. Definitely not a robot. Or an alien.

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Matthew Thiele

Matthew Thiele

Teacher. Satirist. Scholar. Published in Slackjaw, Points in Case, McSweeney’s, Ben Jonson Journal, and elsewhere. Definitely not a robot. Or an alien.