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See a Furious Waterfall Without Water

Poetry Patricia Lockwood

Never has an empty hand been made / into more of a fist, and Waterfall Without / it swings so hard it swings out / of existence. How will anyone get married / now, with no wall of water behind them?

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No. 21

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Patricia Lockwood is the author of two poetry collections, Balloon Pop Outlaw Black (Octopus Books) and Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals (Penguin). Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Slate, and Poetry.


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