You’re Not What I Thought | Alexis Crafts

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Why did you

smash the plate?

It’s curved

edges cracked, smashed,

exploded into tiny,

little shimmery

pieces of thorns.

On its shelf,

recently cleaned,

it could have stayed. 

Alexis Crafts is a third-year university student from Western Massachusetts. She has words in Ice Lolly Review, Celestite Poetry, and elsewhere. You can find her on Twitter @crafts_writing.

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