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Two Poems

Poetry Melissa Monroe

The whiz is dying. / Seems like no one's interested / in nailing a hide.

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Melissa Monroe teaches at the New School for Social Research. The author of a book of poems, Machine Language (Alef Books, 1997), she is interested in specialized language and the literary potential of jargon, and is currently working on a long poem about prehistoric trepanation, an operation to excise a piece of skull bone. ​


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