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Three Poems from Maša Torbica

Anni Mirabiles Gnawed women warned me: love is something spiteful spat at us by the stars. Lust, a spit we tie ourselves to turning    grinning    crisping    for a brief feast. Wide-eyed, I watched people slice…

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Three Poems of Separation

The tree outside the barbershop was struck down sometime last night, its Siamese boughs wrenched from each other in violent divorce and the weaker flung to the ground— someone, some official someone, has hedged the…

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Han / 한

When she was a girl she dragged her doll by the hair and scorched her feet on a hot slide. She crawled in the basement with a cottonmouth snake. Even her front tooth dangled from…

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