Analeese Jochems Poems

 

 

 

Promise

 

nothing holds promise

in quite the same way as a bomb

 

feel the word detonate with your tongue

 

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imagine

floating boats

 

pretend my face is the sea

in the morning

 

 

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Annaleese Jochems is taking New Zealand's MIT writing degree this year. She also has work in Blackmail press. She likes Surrealism, Dada, and contemporary writing. Her favourite writers are Sam Pink, Janet Frame, and Tristan Tzara. She wants to see poetry more closely linked to art, and her favourite artists are Catherine Hill and Rauschenberg.

 

 

 

 

 

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