Jeff’s Kantian Party Trick

the third person in my head squints
i am looking at a highway
i am looking at an apple orchard

i am a reservoir
i am a Styrofoam cup

my memories go
and can’t go back

i don’t feel the same
i feel alright
i don’t feel it anymore


Adam Moorad is a writer, salesman, and mountaineer. He is the author of Oak Ridge (Turtleneck Press, 2012). He lives in Brooklyn. Visit him here: