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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Two more sonnets from Sandra!



Everyday Genius is featuring two sonnets from Sandra Simonds' upcoming House of Ions today, in the August issue guest-edited by Elisa Gabbert.

A snippet...

You are my ounce, my octagon, my omen, ornate
      as palm leaf shadow curing the chlorinated waters
of the nuclear family’s backyard swimming pool. 
They own the world, do they not?  You are my zero sum game,
      my tribe, sailboat catching its cloth lip on the torn horizon. 
Go read the rest. 

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