Two Poems by Connor Stevens

Connor Stevens of the Cleveland 4 recently sent us these two poems, he is scheduled to be released in May 2019. He can be written to at:

Connor Stevens #57978-060
FCI McDowell
PO Box 1009
Welch, WV 24801

The tyranny of distance

A crowded desert
is still a desert
And out of touch
with you
is impossibly distant

My blood
runs wild and loose
and still
i cannot reach you.

i
would trade
every drop
to overcome this tyranny of distance.

Fire

There is more warmth
in the fire of your eyes
Than any soul can consume
in a lifetime.
There is more
heat
in the truth
than in a burning cop car.
There is more
truth
in a burning cop car
than in all
the news.
There is
a fire
in your chest!

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