Eros Turns His Back

By Ezra Blaize

Some girls steal arrows
From the quiver and
Mainline desire, light

Cigarettes with rose
Petals, exchange stories
About boys who saw the

Track marks and never called
For a second date.

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Ezra Blaize is a recent Flagler graduate who will be pursuing a Ph.D. at University of Wisconsin’s Curriculum and Instruction department. He writes two to four pieces a week, and hopes to engage as many publishing opportunities as possible sometime in the future, post-grad school.