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summertime duvet (cheese cloth melody)

In 1996, Anne Brossard and I traveled around the globe. Anne was in the last stage of freedom before attending graduate school at Columbia, and I a photographer. And I wrote this poem about the oppressive heat of Singapore, which is nothing compared to DC funk.

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I usually don't write too much about places, especially in the US. Although I found this one, which is about Texas.

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My Smokey Poet

I guess I used to romanticize smoking French cigarettes.

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Barefoot all Day

This was inspired by Anne Sexton "I Remember"

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Two Of

©1996 Ariane Conrad

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©1996 Kathryn Medland

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Exploding Boy

I commissioned art from Velton Ross and received a poem, too!

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I think I must have been obsessed with Camus at the time of this poem.

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brazen body

Probably a love poem about Michelle.

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I was a bike courier for WEx, Washington Express, in my 20s.

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A Poem for S.

©14 February 1995 Chris Abraham

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Poem about visiting a volcanic eruption (grew up in Hawaii).

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My Name is Scibe

My Name is Scibe

Back in 1994 I was part of a collaborative hiperfiction project called My Name is Scibe by Judy Malloy.

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The Red-Hooded Sweatshirt

I fell in love with an English Rose named Liz Humphries while studying in England at UEA. When I met her, we were at the Norwich boat house for UEA. She wore a big unflattering sweatshirt, red as a Cardinal. I imprinted on it.

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Love poem written for and about my English Rose.

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I wrote a lot of love poetry in 1994, all my love poetry was written in my 20s.

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You Sit to Write

This is my favorite ode to Kathryn Medland. She is an inspired poet and I want to make that clear. And so, in admiration of her art, I wrote about her. There might have been a crush involved.

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This poem was written in Norwich, UK, because I was in love with a English Rose.

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Tsan-Boo was my Sherpa when Mark Harrison and I trekked in Nepal

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