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

ANOTHER RAIN DREAM

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  
 
                                      we're  
 
raining  
 
 
 
 
                                      I think we've just lived through it  

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