Swaddled in each other,
touching even when they aren’t,
the newlyweds are adorable.

She wants words like “wheelchair” and “refugee,”
while he asks for the equivalent
of “search engine optimization”
He thinks her concern for social justice is sweet.
She’s turned on by his computer savvy.

* poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue


Kenna Creer Manos’ poetry has appeared in numerous periodicals, including the Dalhousie Review, the New Quarterly, the Windsor Review, and previously in Queen’s Quarterly.

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