Recall.

Author:Estes, Angie
Position:FOUR POEMS - Poem
 
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She squeezed the trout until the mouth opened like a plastic coin purse and held its hollow in her hand, the mouth of a bottle she might drink from, said say ah, say a e i o u , as she reached her fingers down its throat, black patch, galactic path where the hook curved like the left hook of a comet or a hangnail of plaque snagged at the branch of an artery, bent rod of the nibble or strike. In Purgatory , God trolls his lures through the heavens, richiamo : Recall the way a lifeguard twirls his whistle, how stars spin through space...

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