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The Frayed Edge of Memory

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a week ago we soared through the sky
with all parts intact and fully functional.
I didn't need to look out deep, endless windows
we will never have the biology to fly, no matter
our construction, no matter the fantasy of the air-
and the air is a fantasy you breathe easy and pure
descend slowly on telephone lines beyond reach
to know what I am made of will never be enough.

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Paperback, First, 44 pages
Published May 10th 2017 by Writing Knights Press
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Suzanna Anderson
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have been reading James Croal Jackson’s work since he submitted poetry to the Volume 1, Issue 2 of The Magnolia Review. I’m thrilled that his work is also in Volume 3, Issue 2 and Volume 4, Issue 2. It is exciting to read his collection The Frayed Edge of Memory and share with you a selection of my favorite lines, though really I would share the entire collection.

In “All the Bulbs are Burning Out,” the speaker begins, “I am scared to death / of death. // Not just the big death / but tiny death
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James Croal Jackson was born in Akron, Ohio. After graduating from Baldwin Wallace University with degrees in Film Studies and Creative Writing, he moved to Los Angeles, where he worked in the film and television industry. Living in his Ford Fiesta near the ocean, James rediscovered his love for poetry, and has since been published in hundreds of literary magazines including Rattle, The Bitter Ole ...more