Eternal Return

Poetry Dan Chelotti

Nietzsche says that we live
our lives to live them again,
exactly as they were lived.
Heine says that we live again
and live a variation on a theme
of the life we lived. If Heine
is right, then everything
changes if you lean a bit more
to the right that night you sat
together on the  [...]

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Dan Chelotti’s book’s include x(McSweeney’s) and the chapbook Compost, which is forthcoming from Greying Ghost Press. He is an associate professor of English at Elms College.


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