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Best Poems from "Hip Logic" by Terrence Hayes

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Rated 1 point - posted 11 years ago by danielleblasko in category Books.
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HIP LOGIC Report Abuse
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THE SAME CITY Report Abuse
An excerpted line or two does not do this poem justice, it must be read in its entirety because it is filled with powerful images, and a twist that will bring a tear to your eye.
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"In stores where team logos hung/ Like animal skins."
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SLEEPING WOMAN Report Abuse
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MOTHER TO SON Report Abuse
"& his fingers turned/ nipples until the music/ eased out of me...He was a palm full/ of tiny deaths, desire/ spilling cell by cell/ & desire swimming up stream."
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THE THINGS-NO-ONE-KNOWS BLUES Report Abuse
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ORIGIN OF THE DAYS Report Abuse
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preface Report Abuse
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ambulance Report Abuse
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ARS POETICA #789 Report Abuse
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nuclear Report Abuse
"A clan-/ destine airplane will appear wrapped in lace/ of a black dream. Then a flash like an ulcer/ bursting in God's gut... The bones burn clean."
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ODE TO BALTHUS Report Abuse
"The studio filled with a virgin's/ Ruined smell... The orchid's tender stem in a hipped-shaped vase."
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