Clip 10

By E. Tracy Grinnell b. 1975
how this time is a fact of shared space
looking to pass through, undifferentiated
memory always has a back door
 
 
            no one word settles
            me
 
 
or rather than resist
rather than resolution
 
 
such that lists
 
fall from
 
one

E. Tracy Grinnell, “Clip 10” from Some Clear Souvenir. Copyright © 2006 by E. Tracy Grinnell. Reprinted by permission of O Books.

Source: Some Clear Souvenir (O Books, 2006)

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Poet E. Tracy Grinnell b. 1975

POET’S REGION U.S., Mid-Atlantic

Subjects Living, Time & Brevity, Arts & Sciences, Language & Linguistics

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 E. Tracy Grinnell

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E. Tracy Grinnell is the author of Helen: A Fugue (Belladonna Elder Series #1, 2008), Some Clear Souvenir (O Books, 2006), and Music or Forgetting (O Books, 2001), as well as the limited edition chapbooks Mirrorly, A Window (flynpyntar press, 2009), Leukadia (Trafficker Press, 2008),  Hell and Lower Evil (Lyre Lyre Pants on Fire, 2008), Humoresque (Blood Pudding/Dusie #3, 2008) Quadriga, a collaboration with Paul Foster Johnson . . .

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SUBJECT Living, Time & Brevity, Arts & Sciences, Language & Linguistics

POET’S REGION U.S., Mid-Atlantic

Poetic Terms Free Verse

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