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Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Monday, August 1, 2016

Gut


This part of my body does not belong to me.

In some ways it is the center of me, though.

It centers me. It is not one part of the body

but a plural: guts. Several organs comprise it.

Metaphorically speaking it is central

and literally too. Literally I feel things there.

More than the heart it is the center of disappoitment.

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