Cleaning out the bedside drawer

I sit on the edge of our bed
rereading two wrinkled poems I recall
you writing years ago.
I remember thinking then that they
were love poems
but they’re not, really.

Casey FitzSimons has poems in print and online in Red Wheelbarrow, Mezzo Cammin, and numerous other journals. She has published 12 chapbooks, including The Sharp Edges of Knowing (2015). She has an MFA from San José State University. She lives in Redwood City, CA. You can access online works from the “Reviews, Recordings, & Interviews” menu in the right side-column: http://www.pw.org/content/casey_fitzsimons