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Farrah Field

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Farrah Field

Farrah Field is the author of Wolf and Pilot (Four Way Books, 2011). She lives in Brooklyn where she is also the coowner of Berl’s Poetry Shop.  

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Why is anyone in the world so terrible. Real catastrophe
and catastrophizing. If we only knew when it was going to
      happen.

I saw you put your hands on the floor. Intimacy without
      disturbances.
The scope here of memorization, planets. The history of children

sitting still

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The sleeping one is erect and mumbles.
The room went Arctic overnight

and his foot peeks outside the covers.
You leave his warm slumber

five minutes before the new hour,
stomach growling, and possible

moon somewhere. There's slight moisture
still. He'll later say he saw you leave.

The day will happen soon
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I wanted to be the one who thought of truck bed walls.
You locked yourself in the bathroom
so I couldn’t brush my teeth before bed.
Where is this going and will it be successful? I hate bullies.
She’s been everywhere she even heard
the shot that killed John Lennon.
From now on I’m