Elegy for a Year – Joseph Fasano

Before I watched you die, I watched the dying
falter, their hearts curled and purring in them

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Sunday Night Shift – Jennifer Givhan 


There’s something about the dark

holding us together I can’t stop imagining

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Subway Psalm – Alden Nowlan

It’s the first storm of the winter
and the worst since 1888,
the girl on television said.

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The Afterbirth of a Fawn – Lisa Russ Sparr 

lnerte, tout brûle dans l’heure fauve …
—Mallarmé, L’après-midi d’un faune

All afternoon, in slate grizzle,
beneath the yews, black shag
grove where others grazed,

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