Noah Smits

Freshman - 590 Points [NX Smits]

Noah Smits Poems

41. On The Subject Of Potential 3/12/2018
42. Wirehair Collie 2/17/2019
43. Zero Balance 3/12/2018
44. St. Norbert College, Spring 2018 3/12/2018

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  • U Are Not A Poet (3/30/2018 6:01:00 PM)

    U R not a poet ur not a poet

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Best Poem of Noah Smits

St. Norbert College, Spring 2018

I've never looked at this path as a road before;
my eyes tending downward, drooping like branches
with all the weight of fresh snow that fell Thursday morn
and drifts ‘round my feet each step through the campus,
I always would walk, so green and so graceless.
It takes no effort to shrug, to belittle these
two-person-wide walkways, given the places
to which they're bound, where they cross, and from which they leave.

Today I sauntered with pride through the thaw, since I'd
survived all the worst that winter could carry.
It was a foreign horizon my focus eyed: ...

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If a body's a bag with an ass and a mouth
my intangible doubt seems an odd thing to come
as a product from some set of fleshy machines—
is a guess from a tree or a prayer from a bird
not the same way absurd? What have I, set apart
from the mind and the heart of a capable ape
with a shapeable take on the stimuli marching
past him and I parsing and grasping, digesting
the fast-applied membrane of physical order

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