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Recuperating Malley: Uncouth days …

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Joe Dimalley-o: departures

take your shoes off threat level orange as one locked up for his jokes then ouest over the sierra nevada brown and sparse with first snow if your fingers are blue why are zero degrees plural? the fountain sets the …

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Joe Dimalley-o: an air letter

to juanita late fall if i can call it that not that the weather cares making a mess of main park know you’re not at home? at the streetcar stop wear the effects of the bloor street snowplough’s bow wave …

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Chase Malley: friendly fire

august earliest august the first the morning of where weeks of rain makes sunshine seem an anomaly blinds glimmer then phototropic unfurl to the wall or a torso banded in shadow milk settles it yep perfectly caffeinated thank you of …

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Penumbra O’Malley: Questions from Isla Negra

5/1 the slowness of turtles is as green as lime and turns the camel orange their humps are pregnant with new words turtles oranges and camels hide sustenance & succulence under round rinds Note: “Que conversas con las naranjos” – …

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E.V. Malley: Uncle Ern Looming

A densely plotted graph of peaceless wool is sewn across a plane and pinned to dry on tenterhooks. The air is woven well, a chart of knotted winds ensnares a bowing gum and rags of oily cloud are loops of …

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Giacomo Mally: Italian Lesson

‘Stivale NM boot/ Stoviglie NSFPL dishes’ ‘Slip on, tesoro, le tue stoviglie…’ So my over-eagerness mistook ‘stivali’/ Boots, here exotic, for crockery – Your look more of surprise than mockery – ‘What will this English bungler dream up next?’ You …

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Giacomo Mally: Pietro Da Cortona’s Ceiling

(Sala Grande, Palazzo Barberini, Rome) Riding their respective clouds Temperance, Religion, Piety wax triumphant; Fury, disarmed, reclines on his own weapons. Thanks to Minerva, dunce giants get flunked. Another twist of the neck and see Hercules Clubbing the harpies of …

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Act. Cotton Malley: Short Story Hanoi II

His ear lit up like a daffodil He found four bees in his car It was a leap year. February rushed past like a formula one a twist of tomato in the alcohol

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Omar O’Malley: Morphology – 301

[after James McAuley’s ‘Pieta’] A yearly agoance youing camed Earlyish intoing the lightness You undied a dayity and nightie Thenly lived no-oncer to blamity Oncer onlyness, wither untwo-handed Your nonfather inner farewelldom. Toucheding youse Iness cannotted teller Iness cannotted understandulate …

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A.D. Malley: A New Ballade of the Words of Yesteryear

Opposite Sydney School of Arts the wowser slakes his shameful lust with the debauchees of gin and lime enchanted by their sirens’ wail. At length he slopes toward his bed with dreams of Lilith in his head. Where are the …

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Ern Malley III: Fitzgerald (A visitation)

Prologue: Jay Gatz works a double on the ‘Belle’ The wedding guests had boarded late, so entrees were not served til eight. In silence, Jay Gatz cursed the bride then turned back to the pan, the plate. Standing in a …

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