St. Patrick’s Day, 2017

after ingesting
four-leaf lover
after four leaf-lover

we look for luck we luck
into each other in a club of too
much speaking our sentences

our familiar mouths
builds a whirlpool
on the dancefloor

until dizzy and
green a reason seeking
other clovers in green fields

(originally published in Scarlet Leaf Review, Spring 2021)

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