Your roundabout reasons why

You re-gifted yourself to the sea

Slid through my mail slot nonchalantly,

Sealed in a manila love tunnel,

Like a hydro wire wearing

One too many birds for a Monday.

This appeared in the June 2015 issue.

Andy McGuire will publish his first book of poems, Country Club, this fall.

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