If you're afraid of love
than do go, to the supermarket, 
and wear more clothes, 
because eventually,
if you're not careful,
someone will love you,
and baby,
your poetry will suffer.

There is blind blind danger out there.
There is string.
There are skyscrapers
that, when it rains,
reflect oceans.
and while I am not drawn to people
who read books on aliens

I admire their refusal to be lonely.

From "When Jay Leno Speaks I Die A Little" by Zachary Lipez, taken from the book "No Seats on the Party Car"

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