“THERE’S NO THROUGH TRAIL” —HAN-SHAN, TRANSLATED BY GARY SNYDER
/ Unattainable Am*zon Shopping Cart

Unattainable Am*zon Shopping Cart

by Nick Barnette

Mormon underwear
Werther’s Creme Savers
Fresh cornbread pones
The missing piece from last week’s puzzle
Ice
Parachute
Britney Spears Hit Clip
Five Guys franchise
Straw-Ber-Ritas
Grass
His explanation
Trout
Ionian island
Gramma Dot’s tomato gravy
Gravy
Lay’s Caribbean Onion & Balsamic Vinegar Chips
Massage
Mad lib eulogies or college entrance essays
South African Pinotage
Used tarot cards
Southwest drink tickets
Privacy
Lint
Cryptids
My model bee from the 3rd grade
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Presence His presence

Nick Barnette

About Nick Barnette

Nick Barnette is an MFA Poetry candidate at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. A teacher and poet, his work centers around queerness, consumerism, the South, and food.

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