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Human Time

Poetry Ari Banias

Beige building with
black mildew streaking
down the side

Shut blinds above a
kitchen sink I
know is there

A plastic bottle
of luminous dish soap

its hourglass
at half

Succulents’ small utterances

Faint gloom

You dissecting a crow
in science class
years ago

Someone with a clipboard
outside  [...]

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Issue 25



Winter 2017


Ari Banias is the author of Anybody (W.W. Norton) and the chapbook What’s Personal Is Being Here with All of You (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs).


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