The Laureate Volume 3
Shadow Boxing Unhappiness Under the Apartment Steps Rose Swartz Western Michigan University
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Shadow Boxing Unhappiness Under the Apartment Steps
Rose Swartz desperate like glue for the other to understand the angle at which our shadows attach our feet.
Elizabeth Bishop Influence After Sunday at Key West
She raises the cup From a dishwater ocean. Along the counter, clean plates, Napkins, half a butter Lamb. She wipes the rim with a rag, A circle forms. Liquid coils around each wrinkled finger. Come all and drink.