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Nate Pritts

27 Mar Nate Pritts

[I REMAIN AN OBJECT]

 

I remain an object

In a technological world

The house of creation all full of night

 

We stand in a doorway

It isn’t real

And some astral presence

lingers

 

Just out of frame

Waiting to explode    Inward

To occupy a human setting

With relentless energy

 

I read by the light of my soul

Conjured in flames

Through my love of this moment

 

Always this moment

The one that is happening

With roots Sprawling

A tangle of voices

 

So many other verses
To so many other poems

 

All the dreams I remember

End with a collision

The way a secret is revealed

With a terrible crash

Or else never at all

 


 

Nate Pritts is the Director and Founding Editor of H_NGM_N (2001), an independent publishing house that started as a mimeograph ‘zine, and the author of eight books of poetry, including Decoherence, which won the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award and will be published in the fall of 2017. He lives in the Finger Lakes region of NY state.

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