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Stay See

I see icy Olympian Melting in the pool   More Willendorf than Milo But Venus none the less   Mistress of my imagination Interest compounding daily   First frost love bites Tan trick gropings   Crawling breast stroke World record … Continue reading

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True Crime

True Crime The body of a young woman lying beneath a power line At 10:45 on the 27th day of January 1980 Two boys out dirt-dogging in a remote area Off Bellvue Avenue thought they had discovered A dead animal … Continue reading

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Running past A slim swift figure Vibrant in blue striped shirt And red moccasins All trim thighs and short skirt An influx of unconscious content Palely shining in the half-light With an uncomfortable fixity And a far from encouraging look … Continue reading

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Egeria

Behind the mansion that’s no longer there A heavenly rock cave enclosing the ruins of a pool building A spherical shell that defines An absolute standard of rest in the universe Delineating the point of no return Whose wet aspect … Continue reading

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November

O dark fear of death as The gold dies in a grey cloud Of November’s evening — Trakl

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Concupiscence

  There’s a Certain person that’s coming Holding a book Over her cleavage The Wow! Signal Using her illicit textuality To negotiate broader access We face each other for a time period Well aware of curiosity crumbling will To unseal … Continue reading

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Vessel

In Australia They call her Water Drinking Woman Quite a vessel in those days A version of her earlier self With a new emphasis on the Disordering power of sexual desire Your imperative Get her out of the asylum And … Continue reading

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Wave

Red shorts On the dock Black pants Close as skin Legs Hose Toes With a wave Summer goes

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Helian

In the solitary hours of the spirit It is beautiful to walk in the sun Along the yellow walls of summer. – Georg Trakl

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The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts by Susan Brind Morrow

The “Pyramid Texts” are a group of hieroglyphics that were inscribed on the insides of the Old Kingdom pyramids at Saqqara 4,000 years ago, and, as such, some of the oldest writings that we are aware of. Intended only for … Continue reading

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