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Paige Taggart

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Paige Taggart is the author of Want For Lion (Trembling Pillow Press, 2014). She is a jeweler and lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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You make love like the last
snow leopard. Time hunts your shadows.
Your grooves dip a real x of an arc.
I love your shadow. It’s performance on the wall.

Your white hair flocked. It’s old age that makes
you kill for food. You bring a long blank to
bed in, the weight draws out.