C U E S, N E X T by Colleen Baran

Poet Name: Colleen Baran Poem Title: CUES, NEXT Poem: This is a visually poem, resembling a crossword, where the words of the poem are displayed 4 overlapping square shapes. Not all cross points make words, but listed within the visual poem are the words: Cues, Next, Needless, Sex, Sext, Influxes, and excuses. End of Poem. Credits: Copyright © Colleen Baran Previously published in Always Crashing (2019) Colleen Baran is a Canadian artist and writer. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Berkeley Poetry Review, PRISM, Always Crashing, jubilat, Poetry is Dead, Room, and the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2019. She was the winner of PRISM’s 2019 Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize and the 2020 Grouse Grind Lit Prize for V. Short Forms.