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poemBy Kathleen OssipTo have arrived here, weighed down with fistfulsof calendar entries, unsuitablyboggle-eyed as if new—so these are mountains,there is horror, which is the subway linewhere I may lay down my creedand when will my breath stopacidulating like this?Exceed, said 27. In...
poemBy Mark BibbinsNot long ago the Pope decreedthat unbaptized babies wouldno longer be banished to Limboand that their little souls languishingthere would be releasedImagine them getting the papal memoand rising in unison? ?unsureof ?where to goexcept up? ? ? ?twirling like colossal...