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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 10, Number 3, September 2016


Brent Goodman
Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA

A Man's Body

is made of crankshafts and beer gardens, mortgage estimates, nightblooming orchids, bear fur, sonic booms, guitar strings, wild spearmint, apologies and fluorescent light. I used to smoke a pack every other day, smiling at each rain-soaked ashtray, reeking of my impending ambulance. I'm not going anywhere, Mr. Sunset. There's more delicious work to do, and I'm nothing but qualified to finish what you started.

uphill pedaling
some part of me still
early spring



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