Essence


by Zev Torres

It matters -

This matters -

More than you can imagine.

 

Please do not rip me

Out of the earth

From the Earth

Before my indecipherable essence

Has been shaken and scattered

By a random spring born gust. 

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Writers Bio

Zev Torres is a writer and spoken word performer whose work has appeared in numerous print and on-line publications including Palabras Luminosas: Luminous Words, Literary Orphans, Five2One’s online publication #thesideshow, the Suisun Valley Review and the Long Island Poetry Collective’s Xanadu. His poetry was also included in the Spring, 2016 Poetry Leaves exhibition in Waterford, Michigan. Since 2008, Zev has hosted Make Music New York's annual Spoken Word Extravaganza, and in 2010 he founded the Skewered Syntax Poetry Crawls.


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