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(These are excerpts—click on the titles to view the complete poems)
— Word Poems
Poems containing the words brew, indigo, paper, and cruise.
a sound on the earth
like loud applause,
celebrating the end
Body Image Issues of a Human Centipede
A cold spot left—
the shape of your palm
the shape of our continent
One-Way, Out and Only
I think of all the braided girls and ponytailed women who vanished,
the dads in new tennis shoes ill fit for woodruff trails
Book of Numbers
Your voice untangled the air as it fell
and mulled the water
I continue to tend it daily
An Arab in Harlem, Learning
I'm busy mesmerizing over thick braids, a plaid jacket, ankara
headwrap, sequin hoops, man in cane.
Drosophilia (to Drosophila melanogaster)
He's saving up—gnats and little crawly things—
For a buxom wench ripe with spider eggs.
Thomas J. Hubschman
And it is large. And it grows larger—
a force determined
washing over the world.