Poetry Magazine : February : 2011

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Thomas Lynch contributes some poems from Argyle the Sin-eater, my favs being “He Posits Certain Mysteries” and “He Considers Not the Lilies but Their Excellencies

Lisa Russ Spaar : Departures: Chapter One

A line from Patricia Lockwood : “the town is a blot/ on the town”

and one from Ange Mlinko “iron turns a torrent red”

Alicia Ostriker : Soften & Melt : and some lines:

lifetime after lifetime
we surged up the hill
I and my dear brothers
thirsty for blood
uttering
our beautiful songs
said the dog

and

I know what you mean said the tulip
about epiphanies

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