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Bits, Bird by Bird, A Stone Hinge

Writing about a lover is impossible if you’re still together.  Where’s the bad?  The end?  The full, wounded heart wrench?  It’s how we rinse each other out of each other and, love, it’s Summer, but I am avoiding water like … Continue reading

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on publication in Pear Noir! pt. 2

Take heart! Or prepare for this publication to carry yours away to some lovely cloud galaxy, precipitating drop after drop of beautifully ripe language. I believe in kindred spirits, but I didn’t realize that idea extended from human to literary … Continue reading

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on publication in Pear Noir! pt. 1

Hot damn! Reading other people’s work who appear in the same magazine as you is pure torture! Especially when your poems hang far in the back, like the bad kids on the school bus, who think they’re cool the way drunks … Continue reading

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White Hot Black Magic

A small taste of what is already a much larger, less personal piece, by AK: They say, the Sufi must die before death, and you’re on track because your breath already smells like a liquor cabinet.  “Fasten your mask first,” … Continue reading

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