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First Sunday in October





gray mist shrouds morning
old coat just dry cleaned shrouds shoulders
sharp air nips at ankles, throat
bouts of wind play tug of war with umbrella
quick strides down Prince Street
lead the way to hot milk and coffee

a long gaze exchanged with a stranger on the way
each compelled to look back on the other as they pass
is warmth in October’s storm

Miro is a poet based on NYC’s Staten Island. Her work has previously been published in Modern Renaissance, Space City Underground, Sledgehammer Lit Mag, and The Blood Moon Journal. Her debut collection of poetry, Ebb and Flow, was published with Read or Green Books in 2021. When Miro isn’t putting words on the page, you can find her at her computer hacking away at JavaScript or eyebrow deep in a book.

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