the language of leaving
by David LaBounty
so we stopped talking to each other that way
placed them in the river after dark
to the sky
look, the sun will be there
David LaBounty: My work has appeared in several journals including Rattle, the Los Angeles Review, SmokeLong Quarterly and many others. I am the author of the novel Affluenza and the recent poetry collection moon chalk. I have held jobs as a miner, a reporter, and a salesman. I live in Michigan.