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Is There a God Cento Gratitude to poets: Anne Waldman, C.D.Wright, Ales Steger, Sam Sax, Lynn Emanuel, Louise Gluck, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Alice Fulton, Roy Bentley, Carol Snow, Elizabeth Bishop, Linda Bierds, Gertrude Stein

We were on Tibetan translucent time The once the now the then and again. As you would eat the fingertips of god, dress lifted off a mannequin to reveal nothing. The hard darkness is padlocked with a huge heart, no place to put a key or lock or unlock. So you invest authority in signs you cannot read with any accuracy. Which train are we on is there a quiet car is there a car for weepers the tic of prayer persists in nonbelievers. You can’t have god in with the luggage. As it happened I drowned the ants on the plate to stop being God to them. The waiting room was bright and too hot. It was sliding beneath a big black wave, another, and another. Like thoughts, some become monuments. 105

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Mojave River Review spring/summer 2019  

The Mojave River Review spring/summer 2019 issue spotlights superb poetry and prose by brilliant contributors from around the globe. Enjoy 2...

Mojave River Review spring/summer 2019  

The Mojave River Review spring/summer 2019 issue spotlights superb poetry and prose by brilliant contributors from around the globe. Enjoy 2...

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