Natalie Shapero

Natalie Shapero’s most recent collection is Popular Longing.

Two Poems

Natalie Shapero, 16 February 2023

Centimetre Ruler

I wanted to stop getting high but you know what they say no sobrietyin the first year of a big life change I think I’m recalling that right I think I remember

actually everything the movie quote BROTHERIF YOU CAN’T PAINT IN PARIS, YOU’D BETTER GIVE UP AND MARRY THE BOSS’S DAUGHTER I thought of it 

when my actual boss in not Paris...

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