Fathom Mag


A poem

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August 10, 2018
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I don’t understand he says
voice sloshing with the train’s
sway what sir she asks knowing
what’s coming all those models
in magazines and you’re
working here
she frowns
shakes her head moves
on all in a day’s
work honey

Jeannie Prinsen
Jeannie Prinsen lives with her husband, daughter, and son in Kingston, Ontario, where she teaches an online course in essay writing at Queen’s University. Her writing has previously appeared in Fathom, Relief, Barren, and elsewhere. Find her online on Twitter: @JeanniePrinsen.

Cover image by Mark Solarski.

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