"A farewell of last meetings that were not recognized, at the time, as such; a cessation of plans for the completion of incomplete projects; a futility of vengeful thoughts; a surrendering of cherished hostilities..."
"Let the y-axis be the sex feelings of A & B. / Let the x-axis be time. The equation solved for A / is a sine wave. The equation solved for B is a cosine wave. / A & B cross at zero interest in the other’s charms..."
"One minute I’m watching a small, black duck make its elegant approach toward the shoreline, barely a ripple on the water in its wake. The next minute, that 'duck' hops ashore on a pair of phlegm-colored legs that give way to three angst-inducing toes..."
D.C. Copeland's poems have been published by Commonline Journal, aaduna, Flare Journal, 34th Parallel, and Swifts & Slows. Joronne Jeter is a fashion photographer and designer who began collaborating with D.C. Copeland in 2017.