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Poem
Sep.06.2009
CARTA MARINA: A POEM IN THREE PARTS
 December 18   They tell me that in the old times people would light candles and just sit in the dark, resting, being in the dark, and so I have lit candles and though Uppsala spreads around me and the Incan music weaves up from the street where three men are playing, collecting coins in a hat on the ground, and though I hear the busses and sometimes...
Poem
Apr.29.2009
Poetry International, Issue 12
1928. Girl Riding Gray-eyed girl on the train to Lincoln,you have folded desire like the dresses you packed in a steamer trunk, preparing for freshman year that breathless August. Freckled girl with small wrists and a brow lofty and arching, your quiet gaze vanishes over the autumn fields.You raise a pastel gold-tipped cigaretteto your lips, and love how the fox...