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Lynn Melnick’s poems have appeared in Paris Review, jubilat, Guernica, and LIT.
Do you know what it’s like when a body twice yours
holds you down in the room where you make your life
until you wouldn’t know how to move even if he wasn’t
holding you down and then he splits you further open
In Milk and Filth, Carmen Giménez Smith’s powerful fourth book of poetry (University of Arizona
Lynn Melnick, Carmen Giménez Smith
by Jackie Clark
Brooklyn Arts Press, $14.95 (paper)
The poems in Jackie Clark’s
Non-sonnets and other love poems.
A vibrant and incisive first collection.
An authentic and spirited book from a longtime character actor.
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