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Pit and Pit

By on Mar 3, 2013 in Poetry | Comments Off

  after Brenda Hillman  From different roots, the same word evolves with opposite meanings. As in one that’s both the hollow and the filling seed. Evolves, as in takes many lives. Much flesh turned on the spit above that ditch. Many too tough nuts spit coolly out.  Across the room, a young man with gelled hair cranes over a scoured plate to smile more exclusively at the ingenue who has eaten nothing. Their first date. She has diddled the bok choy and two flies are parading on her arctic char. He may never be more eager, she never more enthralled. You know how it...

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