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Rebecca Wolff
Rebecca Wolff
The founder of the literary journal Fence, Rebecca Wolff's collection Manderley was selected for the 2000 National Poetry Series...
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Parkeresque

 
by Rebecca Wolff

I'd like a 
lidless 

Vicodin. 
Oblivion.

Countless 
sensation of him

leaving the room.
Come back soon.

It occurred to me
fait accompli.

Clinamen.
Phantom limb.

Black cat sleeping
(you used to be

next to me)
next to me

dreams our lost 
telepathy.









Copyright 2012 by Rebecca Wolff. Used with permission of the author.
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