Jan/Feb 2022 • Vol. XLIV No. 1 PoetryJanuary 11, 2022 |

A Phrasal Verb Primer

you and I did not use up (what we had) I looked after (you) (myself) you went through (who can know) after you ran out (of time) I turned down (sheets) (nothing) I am getting on with (a new life) (a wife) you made sure of (the setting sun in a crimson sky) (a watermark moon) what can add up to (a memory) (forgetting) I give back (what you gave me) (to someone else) I do over (better) (with more or less heart) let me spell out (guilt) don’t look over (here) (at us) I’ll go on (as long as I live) and answer to (no one) (myself)

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