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Dora Malech

  DORA MALECH is the author of four books of poems, most recently, Flourish (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2020) and Stet (Princeton University Press, 2018). In 2019, Eris Press published Soundings, a UK Selected of Malech’s poems and drawings. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Best American Poetry, and numerous other …

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Messages

by Adrienne Rich: Dark blue shot with death rays but only a short distance

Fire

by Adrienne Rich: In the old city incendiaries abound / who hate this place stuck to their footsoles

November

by Jane Blue: He was picking up pine cones for a cockatiel. / She was a ghostly film unwinding.

Vernal House

by Maurya Simon: Tiny minarets of dew balance on blade-tips.

Doomsday

by Maurya Simon: Slowly, like a hot tear tracing the skin’s folds, / God drew His finger along my parted lips,

Dog

by Stanley Moss: Until the rain takes over my life I’ll never change, / although I know by heart the Lord’s Prayer and the prayer Christ prayed