Issue 6: Dialectic vs Antinomy
A Publication of the USF MFA in Writing Program


Jennifer Chapis

                                                directly down the barrel of my stare  
one tusk of dream   
                                                                                      errs into the next  
couple kissing in a shady thicket  
silver sky-spaces her silk lapel  
the skull beneath his avid face  
it's raining inside he's losing air fast—  
birds unsettle the pear trees he offers his hand  
corner of her ear like a baby bassinette  
red-weather eros  
                                      I think we've just lived through it  

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