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Stacy Doris
Stacy Doris
Born in 1962, Stacy Doris is the author of several books of poetry and translations from French and Spanish...
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Song, by the same

 
by Stacy Doris


                  as a bird:

I flew
so high
I lost
the sky
I won
the prize.

Higher, blinder
above love
the winner
dark and galactic
affair.

The knife
darkest
broken
hit her
enters
oddly 
again, a-
gain
interred
fulfill. 

                   and as a god:

I know
the source
though hidden
dark
I put
my finger
there
this

the source's
source
even I
don't know
still I
know all:

she's floorless
beautiful
unfolded
yellow

hell waters
heaven
and men
reversing
seen
the invisible
pure
lust.






From Paramour by Stacy Doris. Copyright 2000 by Stacy Doris. Published by Krupskaya Books. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.
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