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Julie Bruck

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Julie Bruck

Julie Bruck’s most recent book is Monkey Ranch (Brick Books, 2012). She lives in San Francisco, and teaches at The Writing Salon.

by this poet


after Philip Larkin

Is all I’ve wanted past wanting
since I was six and delirious with fever,
an infinitive forged from a night
when giant ladybugs with toothpick
antennae patrolled my wicker nightstand.
Yes, I’ve been with horses since, 
travelled illegally with them in