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Nothing Happened

by Joe Nasta 5 months ago in nature poetry

when I looked at the sunrise I only felt yellow inside

Nothing Happened
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He took photographs of dawn.

I only take pictures of fog.

What were you think-

Ing, no pictures



When the day began yellow

Flowers & the petals

Dropped. What

Were you



& the petals dropped op-

En. What were you

Thinking, no pic-

Tures, or



Yellow flowers. Photographs

Of dawn & the fog.

No pictures or




When the day began yellow

We did not take pictures.

Nobody was looking

At us, dropping



We stood on the hill silently.

No pictures. The sun

Rose & it ended.

That was



You were not thinking.

You were not think-

Ing. You were

Not think-



Nothing Happened. I stood

On the hill silent & alone.

Nobody looking.

It ended op-


*****This poem is also a part of my Diarist: Alaska series! Check it out on my profile! If you liked this poem please consider hitting the heart button or sending a tip below! Thanks for reading and supporting my work! Love, Joe*****

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Joe Nasta

Hi! I'm Joe (ze/zir), a queer multimodal artist and writer. I live between Seattle, Guadalajara, and the ocean and I want to share all about it. Follow for poems, gender/queer studies, travel writing, multimodal art, CNF. ;?/ |%P !^]

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