Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sometimes, You Know Just How You’ll Look

From the moment the single brass button closes with ease and the red-pleated skirt– a pure red, true, single-minded, with the zeal of a zealot, an alarm– laid flat on your always troublesome hips: the tags still attached, the yellow … Continue reading

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Winter Sick

Consider the kingdom of this dry, hot air: the castle of the body, the long corridor of the throat– and you, the woman walking toward the heavy iron door: halting, clutching the candle, throwing the flames; oh, the long, heavy┬áskirts, … Continue reading

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The Trouble

Tell me who decided– I suppose we all decided– but that’s a fallacy, and a truth and a ghost, or many ghosts who haunt me, people I have never met– they shimmer, they deceive or disappear as suddenly as meaning– … Continue reading

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