Cameron Morse

The Lamppost

There is, at dusk,
that precise
moment

as the bicycles creak
through near
darkness

when a bouquet
of light bulbs
is presented from

the wrought iron stalk.

Cameron Morse taught and studied in China. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2014, he is currently a third-year MFA candidate at UMKC and lives with his wife, Lili, in Blue Springs, Missouri. His poems have been or will be published in over 50 different magazines, including New Letters, pamplemousse, Fourth & Sycamore and TYPO.

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