poetry

a poem by jacob berg

sorry for what you lost sorry
the sun shines red but
i ain’t done that i
slain a boy i
loved one too i
dreamt a red sun but
i ain’t shone it i
wore my heart formal i
thought about you i
traced your eyes and
sold it for a million and
i ain’t share but
whose fault’s the sun…

poetry

a poem by jacob berg

great grand dummy on the chinook howlin
get out while ya still can b’y
what a wonderful chill on yer neck and
the green grass and the hair of the dog.
great love shoots up the fraser, well
salmon’s yesterday’s news and
i’m half sour by now but i
suit a little bite. anyways,
no deli at the…

poetry

a poem by jacob berg

well and sharp for a reason i make
grin like a bull in china i run
deep as a river i be
careless when i think about you.
make up for it sometime, call me
sometime blue call me
electric quaint call me
whenever you get a chance.

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Jacob Berg is a Toronto-born poet, painter, and digital artist whose work has been featured in Lake Effect 8, Jam & Sand, Juniper, & The Northern Appeal. He is the founder and creative director of dullstyle (@dullstyle on Instagram).

To stay up-to-date, follow Berg on Medium and Twitter (@bacobjerg). For contact information, inquiries, or newsletter registration, please visit www.jacobberg.ca.

© Jacob Berg, 2020.

poetry

a poem by jacob berg

don’t believe me for
hayfever or a last meal,
paint under my nails, lucky
i work from home. no spirit
no gridlines no more, one
sausage and a forkful of
sauerkraut, a bun for
the best of days. …

poetry

a poem by jacob berg

once there was a word and
that word was good and
once there was rain in the morning,
smoke in your hair, once there was
an island of stone and
two hundred pine years, rings
through our newborn limbs,
the old gods awoken by
idiot bells, neutral genius,
an ass starved between two bales of hay…

Jacob Berg

Poet, Metamodernist. Canadian Jew. QU BA Politics. Political Ethics & Extremism. Founder & Multi-Disciplinary Artist @dullstyle.

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