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Silver – stanza 8.3

Right here, look at this, Malinov dates his Entry by reference to the Mardi Gras as being Three days after his visit to see Black Marx Which I remember as clearly as any memory The strange trail that led us … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 7.3

Malinov began his search journal by going To a bar downtown for a poetry reading Now I’m not much of a reader and maybe This guy Malinov is one hell of a writer But when he mentioned pulling the door … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 6.3

“There are people who live forever, although Not in the conventional way but by passing From one life to the next, possessing vessels Living their life through until they die and Pass into the next vessel – no one understands … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 5.3

Since the night of the performance, not before Everyone here has been calling Allison Silver And stranger yet, Allison answers to the name More readily, at ease even, than when I call Her by the name I and everyone else … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 1.3

Courlain leapt, catching hold of another rope Raised himself, hand over hand, struggling On, forcing himself further on his climb to Nowhere; when Malinov reached the rafter Courlain had just flown from, he paused Catching his breath as he sized … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 28.2

“Allison,” he said. She looked over. “Silver.” She blinked and her composure began to fail A long year of separation snapped to an end Only hours after she’d realized he was gone I stood a few feet away, lost in … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 27.2

I think we can pin-point the moment of Silver’s complete return as she realized that Within her – I mean Allison’s – affection for Courlain screamed a suspicion, a distrust That wasn’t vague, no spark of intuition But stark fresh … Continue reading

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