Kevin McLellan is the author of Hemispheres (Fact-Simile Press, forthcoming), [box] (Letter [r] Press, 2016), Tributary (Barrow Street, 2015), and Round Trip (Seven Kitchens, 2010). He won the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize and Gival Press' 2016 Oscar Wilde Award, and his poems have appeared in several journals including: American Letters & Commentary, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review, Sonora Review, West Branch, Western Humanities Review, and Witness. Kevin lives in Cambridge MA.

Also by Kevin McLellan: Tributary [box]

Kevin McLellan


Always turning, I continued. But first a basement apartment. The mattress on the floor. "Pearly-Dew- drops' Drops" on repeat during oral sex. I thought this was love. Did you? It might've been, but lips not in sync or in full agreement with our mouths. You, an actor, fictionalized yourself with me until my overnight fling. Then the thrown TV set. This pattern for me with other men on repeat as more brothers vanished. And I continued, turning.

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