While you slept,
I clipped

of your hair like obits;

like letters.
A little later,

I’ll mail them to your flat,
like a threat.

Randall Mann is a poet living in San Francisco. His first collection, Complaint in the Garden was awarded the 2003 Kenyon Review Prize in Poetry. He is the co-author of the textbook, Writing Poems (2007), and his second collection, Breakfast with Thom Gunn was released in April 2009 by The University of Chicago Press.