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Mallory Yael Seegal
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Ugly

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 9:35 AM








Ugly

I remember the points in time, like constellations,
when your hands were still warm
and the floating starships of your fists made galactic mist,
red dwarves to kiss my skin
the space...

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One Poem: The Hunger

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 5:31 PM








The Hunger

Have they felt the hunger too?
it's an old emptiness under the rug,
the rumbling of dust facing off to brawl for the blackened land.
Have they seen the faces with their...

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One Poem: Sylvia Plath Goes Sledding in Stockbridge, MA, Stops to Enjoy The View

(3) Comments | Posted September 21, 2012 | 10:40 AM

Sylvia Plath Goes Sledding in Stockbridge, MA, Stops to Enjoy the View


It starts without a sound
Light waves fill empty spaces
And the hairs on our grey and sallow faces
Are sprouting white like
Snow, the diamond traces of water
...

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One Poem: Haunted

(1) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 10:24 AM

Haunted


A love story:

Remember that old house in the historic district of your town
So old that whatever was once Tom Sawyer white
Painted picket is brown and most of the windows were
Boarded up so tight from the inside out
Or...

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One Poem: "Conversation Piece #1"

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2012 | 8:04 PM

"Conversation Piece #1"

Remember that time you were so drunk you forgot your name, and decided in the cab to the hotel to change it to the nearest street -- it worked after West Fourth Street, West Street the Fourth was the talk of the town remember that night?

Who...

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One Poem: Love Notes From My Sleepy Stalker

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2012 | 10:08 AM

Love Notes From My Sleepy Stalker


I am not lacking in words
Where physical distance comes between these yearnings
The touch of your skin to my own like scattered picture film,
Slow drips of acetone sweat-pool rippling quick, to silver flame
Here...

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One Poem: Shedding the Weight

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2012 | 12:54 PM

Shedding The Weight

You are the whore the holy scripture penned
That the hands of ancient dust wrote of,
That blew as the winds did
The young face that is a disease, I am ill at ease now you are infected
From the framework of frozen...

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Two Poems: Women Who, Like Men and A Grander Canyon

(1) Comments | Posted December 26, 2011 | 5:36 PM

Women who, like men

Women who, like men
Tear down walls with their fists
Who, like poets
Sleep soundly to threaded thrift, cloth
With fruit-punch powder blood sinking ships
Who, like television
Are almost nothing more than static pop
Women, who
Like...

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