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Jim Handlin

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Jim Handlin earned an MA in Classics from Fordham University and a PhD in Educational Administration from Columbia University. In 1979 he received the Dylan Thomas Award from the New School for Social Work. He works in education and lives in New Jersey.

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                         1

Everything gets slow, stops.
I reread the telegram.


                         2

I remember the squirrel dead
at the end of the driveway.
The body thrown up on the grass
next to the azalea.
The red where the car hit
so different from the