Trey Jordan Harris
NOW THAT WE ARE MARRIED
I take a white pear blossom and put
THINGS MARRIED PEOPLE DO
Plant the flowers eat
eat them all for dinner.
lilacs. Ask if they are supposed
Turn the ceiling fan on
I started writing these poems when I heard my first childhood crush was getting married. Then my sister got married, and another good friend got married. Then I couldn't stop thinking about it. I might have thought: if I can't be married, I'll do something to marriage that I can't take back, or something.