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fingers of flame lick my neck, crashing in waves over the shore of my crown. this is malfunction, breaking down the body preparing for its eventual failure, not today but one. 3. I don’t understand the containers that hold such laws as A squared plus B squared equals C squared or that resistance R in ohms (Ί) is equal to voltage V in volts (V) divided by current I in amps (A) or perhaps it is not the containers that fail as much as the laws they contain. for example, what I do not comprehend is not dependent upon what I do. like Whitman’s multitudes & today those multitudes are this: my eyes are red curtains drawn open these hands covered in so much ash water rising in beads out of flesh a stone tablet, bleached bone, beating heart pounding through its ancient rhythm.

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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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