In The Darkness, by Tom Montag

In The Darkness
by Tom Montag

a flailing
motion,

the awk-
ward gesture,

searching all
night for this,

the last word.

Tom Montag is most recently the author of In This Place: Selected Poems 1982-2013. In 2015 he was the featured poet at Atticus Review (April) and Contemporary American Voices (August), with other poems at Hamilton Stone Review, The Homestead Review, Little Patuxent Review, Mud Season Review, Poetry Quarterly, Provo Canyon Review, Third Wednesday, and elsewhere.

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