DPF / Wrenn

For Monday, which is not at all exactly like detainment, but something about it comes to mind. This one’s from The Best American Poetry, 2014, Guest Edited by Terrance Hayes, Series Editor David Lehman.

from Detainment / by Greg Wrenn, b. 1979

To break me down, at first one of them kept
tapping on my nose and whispering lyrics,
access codes, rapid sequences of Greek letters
and English surnames.