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Orbits Mark Jackley

From The Ampersand Review, Vol. 2


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Orbits Mark Jackley

the low orange moon makes the Ohio River shine like a black pearl among the hushed sheds of Catlettsburg, Kentucky

I am radiant and massive

“moon� is round and cool on my tongue, a pearl

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Mark Jackley is the author of two chapbooks, with a third, "Cracks and Slats," forthcoming from Amsterdam Press and a full-length collection, "There Will Be Silence While You Wait," on the way from Plain View Press. He lives in the Washington, DC, area. His poems have appeared recently in Inertia Magazine, Apt and oceandiamond.

"Orbits," by Mark Jackley  

A selection from Vol. 2 of the Ampersand Review

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