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2 poems
by
Nora Rose Tomas

Nora Rose Tomas (she/they) is a queer writer based in New York City. They hold an MFA from Columbia University. Their writing has appeared in ANMLY, Lavender Review, Mantis, and Small Orange, among others. You can follow them on Instagram @dr_sappho.

Phone Died

 

baby face over i fucking loved you i am so full of soft spot how could you do this to me when i have the first beautiful phone number in america there is nothing else after this the orchid you gave me is dying on my windowsill i don’t know what do with the beers you left in my fridge i want to pour them into the toilet and watch them foam and foam onto the floor i want to call you to clean this up you knuckle self-tat too good to be true you low light bar forever angel there is nothing else after this i am demolishing the institution of you i am crying at my work desk you are checking to see if i am awake still there is nothing else after this

There Is Something That I Once Had That I’ll Never Get Back

i want you to forgive me please god i just want you to forgive me forgive me please please god forgive me please please please forgive me all i want is for you to forgive me please god please god please please forgive me i know i have been wrong but forgive me please please god forgive me please i want you to forgive me please please forgive me god god please please please forgive me forgive forgive forgive forgive me please please god please please god forgive me i want you to forgive me please god please forgive me please please please forgive me i’m begging you to forgive me please please god please forgive please forgive forgive forgive forgive forgive me please please please please please please  god god god god god please  i want you to i want you to forgive i want you to forgive me i want i want i want i