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Poem: Househole

By: Holly Day

She watches him as he pulls the bodies off the wall,
the broken bones and smiles
over chicken-wire poses, crackling
fireplaces threatening the fragile taxidermist people… 110 more words

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Poem: Two Minutes Thirteen Seconds

By: Holly Day

Years later, when all was forgiven, Jacob
would have Esau over to dinner
to share some of the good fortune that continued to come his way… 185 more words

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Holly Day

In Closing

I imagine them finding her on the beach
blond hair spread out on the sand, skin pale and taut
the water pooling in a foamy halo around her head… 189 more words

Two Poems by Holly Day

 

Evolving Towards

years from now, will we
huddle in the shadows of football stadiums and office complexes
like our ancestors did in the Coliseum and the Parthenon… 391 more words

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The End

the typewriter lies dead in the corner.
all the clickety-clacketing finally silent.
the house is finally quiet. I can get
up now, now that the beast is dead I… 169 more words

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The First Step

I take the piece of paper, put it
in my mouth, feel the word “love” dissolve in my saliva, in my blood
and now I understand marriage. 104 more words

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