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Two Poems

Poetry Lynn Melnick

SORROW, WITH SOME EYE CONTACT


Mostly you just disappear. When I don’t see you dead
I know you’re alive, I can see you by the clothes you’re wearing,

by your boot print on the unloved grass.
We make an ugly street ugly, a giant room stripped,

its high wood beams and bed big enough for six  [...]

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Issue 12

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12

Winter 2011

Author

Lynn Melnick is the author of If I Should Say I Have Hope (YesYes Books) and the social media director for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

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