no help for that

there is a place in the heart that
will never be filled

a space

and even during the
best moments
the greatest times

we will know it

we will know it
more than

there is a place in the heart that
will never be filled

we will wait

in that space.

-charles bukowski

Clark, Jackie_photo
afterthoughtgraveyard [at] gmail [dot] com

Jackie Clark is the author of Aphoria (Brooklyn Arts Press) and the chapbooks Office Work (Greying Ghost), I Live Here Now (Lame House Press), Sympathetic Nervous System (Bloof Books), and Depression Parts (dancing girl press). Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn RailThe Tiny, Fence, and the anthology Ritual and Capital co-published by Wendy’s Subway and Bard Graduate Center, among other places.  In 2012, she was a recipient of a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and for 10 years she was the series editor of Poets off Poetry for Coldfront Magazine. She works at Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts at The New School and teaches writing in New Jersey.

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