How To Fall Out of Love

If we are lucky, it is like an ant on the
sidewalks of Times Square. This memory. This oval 
shaped, solid, durable, now fixed, singular, 
squishy, ripping sounding, earthy tasting, leathery,
months-long, crimson-colored, knuckle sized thing.

George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat ReviewMoria Poetry JournalChronogram JournalAmpersand Literary ReviewThe Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticHavana TimesSouth China Morning PostThe Buffalo News, and more. 

See all his poems on Tea House here.

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