Two Poems

Poetry Kimberly Grey

CONSOLING SYSTEM

There are a million griefs flying out there the president says
  we have unthinkable hugeness
 arms to hold us
they’re not suffering exactly but suffering exactly and it’s hard
  to distinguish a zero from
 an egg but no
there is only one that’s breakable we are the ones  [...]

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Issue 20

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20

Winter 2014

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Kimberly Grey’s work has appeared in the Southern Review, the Boston Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. She is a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry.

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