Kai Carlson-Wee – “Holes in the Mountain”

2016 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“Although the soul is a joke we tell to the part of ourselves we can touch, it’s only because the soul is a fire, and laughs at our sorrow, and has already survived us.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem by Kai Carlson-Wee, featured contestant in the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest.

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