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Stardust

And now the purple dusk of twilight time Steals across the meadows of my heart… – lyrics by Mitchell Parish On the subway, you must have felt like Copernicus, making the discovery of his life. The dimpled starlet suddenly sitting opposite you makes you … Continue reading

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Book of Love

for Barbie J. In your diary with the embroidered monogram, 1981, you talk of spice, waterbeds, the red Toyota, how my body should be angular. No tight-skirted girl likes potbellies you wrote. Over 365 days, your italics gave birth to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Poem Ever Written

won’t be about Aesop’s Fables or Galileo’s planets or Hume’s Theory of Design. It won’t be about the Tower of Babble or San Andreas Fault. It won’t be about The Other Side, or gravity. Not Holy wars, or holiness. Not … Continue reading

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