Christopher DeWeese

Love Fool

In a life of cold disappointment
I’m full of beers

I’m tired of waiting
Alone in a basement

I tried to be romantic
But I was too afraid

A grainy sex–tape
Made us slightly famous

Now I just play it
To remember how you loved me

Christopher DeWeese is the author of two books of poems, The Black Forest and The Father of the Arrow is the Thought, both published by Octopus Books. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Granta, Tin House, and elsewhere. DeWeese is currently Assistant Professor of Poetry at Wright State University.