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Wax Lips
Kathryn Nocerino
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Wax Lips

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Paperback, 86 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by New Rivers Press (first published January 1st 1980)
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Jun 29, 2009 evan rated it it was amazing
The finest unknown poet you must know.

If anyone wants me to read them a poem or two from this, leave your phone number.

I will leave you with one (line breaks off):

Bride in the Bath

I am his Bride in the Bath: one among
many. in the lead-lined
tub of his unconscious
trying to reduce me to my biological
constituents, he
fails. Pouring the
corrosive of his prejudice, he
gapes into the bottom, and
recoils to find me
there. I will hold
fast, my grin suspended catlike:
scorn's emulsion. he
draws the
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