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

a little breath  
                                       (a little breath that walks)  
  the way an over-ripe   
      peach swims  
        through your mouth, ribbons  
the knots of your stomach into rope.  
(her breath,  
                              a waltz)  
Its shape a mouthless word;  
   mouth a half-held shape—  
(feathered high into the salted air)  
a body stuck to the mouth.  
(slanted—                  (a breath that tilts each)  
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