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Boys Are Always Trying

Patrick Kindig. (Courtesy of the poet)

“O, how we entertain the angels / with our brief animation. O, / how I’ll miss you when we’re dead.”
—Nicole Sealey, “Object Permanence”

Patrick Kindig is currently finishing his PhD in American literature at Indiana University. He is the author of the micro-chapbook Dry Spell, and his poems have recently appeared in Willow Springs, Meridian, Third Coast, Muzzle, and other literary journals.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, Patrick reads “Birthday Poem,” “Boys are Always Trying,” and “Derek Tells Me.”

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