MUTTFRAGMENT ix (arm’s length the plague days)
Copyright © Benjamin Bush Anderson, published in 2021 in Second Factory (Ugly Duckling Presse, Brooklyn, New York).
Benjamin Bush Anderson is a poet and novelist born in Mi’kma’ki/Nova Scotia. He currently resides in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal, where he writes and pursues a living. In 2019, he won the Gabriel Safdie Award for Poetry. His writing is featured or forthcoming in Concordia Magazine, Ugly Duckling Presse’s Second Factory, and elsewhere.
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