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Kevin Varrone

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Kevin Varrone is the author of G-Point Almanac: Passyunk Lost (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). He is a cofounder of Beautiful Swimmer Press and teaches literature and writing at Temple University. He lives in Philadelphia.


Kevin Varrone: Poetic Inspirations

Kevin Varrone: Poetic Inspirations Behind "BOX SCORE"

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if I had two nickels to rub together
I would rub them together

like a kid rubs sticks together
until friction made combustion

and they burned

a hole in my pocket

into which I would put my hand
and then my arm

and eventually my whole self––