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Poetry

32 Lbs.of Head

Inconsistency in the morning Totally wanting about the earth The short shadows foretell a short day How quickly the light fades

excerpt: This Window Makes Me Feel

This window makes me feel like they’re really listening to me, even when they do most of the talking, and it’s a real turn-on. This window makes me feel like I’m handling items in microgravity without changing my orientation.

Three Songs for Vija Celmins

The alliance of ships and stars is an illicit one, A tawdry embrace of metal and ink, An obscene coupling of redwood and moon.

Letters

My Dearest Louse, I have never loved you, but I dream of it. The gentle feet. The long cool itch of the chitinous

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2004

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