Tickets

Tickets (By Cat Matchuk)

orange and green label airplane ticket
Photo by Torsten Dettlaff

Seeing is believing.
A sea of red in a crowd of voices,
people who were once separated.

There’s ribbons of white and ice crossing and dancing in a square
and yet I look away, waiting for a message from you.
You
I hate

Yet, I need you to follow me, to need me,
so I can drown you out
in the sea of voices
screaming from the tiny square.

I bought tickets to this show,
no refund

Poetry

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