Arpeggi for the New Year

by Tom Saer

 

Forgetting this is what my time together 

knows, considering

 

[I hit the bottom and]

 

the way that darkness has been put to use 

since goodness knows BC.

But now the bonfire substitute 

illuminates the shame with preset ambiguity:

Are there any ways to warn my friends 

About the Fallout of Circadia? 

[I hit the bottom and]

 

I hit the bottom and 

Dilemma, start again: you’re likely 

asking how we got in this

[Instrumental]

 

position, but I’ll hear you later on. 

For now the bad-match purchases 

and all the faulty wiring 

will illuminate the bathroom floor to ask the new year’s favour

[escape]

The Poor Print

The Oriel College Newspaper. Run by students, with contributions from the JCR, MCR, SCR, Staff. Current Executive Editors: Chloe Whitehead, Fanxi Liu, Michael Angerer

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