Poetry

June 12, 2018 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

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By

Alejandro Escudé

 

 

 

Endings

 

For Anthony Bourdain

 

 

I tell Siri to remind

 

me at 12:00 pm.

 

She says, “Okay, what do you want me to remind you about?”

 

I say, “Write Anthony Bourdain poem.”

 

And she says, “Okay, I’ll remind you.”

 

But she writes, “Anthony Bourdain pome.”

 

And the spelling of poem as pome

 

makes me feel alone,

 

as if I’m in a hotel room far away

 

from myself. Maybe in France.

 

 

 

 

 

Alejandro Escudé

Alejandro Escudé

Alejandro Escudé’s first book of poems, My Earthbound Eye, was published in September 2013. He holds a master’s degree in creative writing from UC Davis and teaches English. Originally from Argentina, Alejandro lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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