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From Rachel Rose:

June 19, 2014

“Let’s have a juxtaposition of ideas, where metaphor asks so much of you that you are shattered making the leap. Like chastity belt and wolf pelt. Like apples and truth, honeycomb and song, the spine of a wave and the bones of a building where a coyote hunts city rats. Like pack and promise. Because chaste makes waste in the end. Because a kill by any other name still smells like meat.”

– Rachel Rose, Thirteen Ways of Looking at Can Lit

Read the whole poem here.

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