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Samuel Ace

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Samuel Ace

Samuel Ace is the author of several books, including Our Weather Our Sea, forthcoming from Black Radish Books in spring 2019, and the reissued Meet Me There: Normal Sex & Home in three days. Don’t wash., forthcoming from Belladonna* also in 2019. He teaches poetry and creative writing at Mount Holyoke College and divides his time between western Massachusetts and Tucson, Arizona.

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How is it you bring me back to the cliffs   the bright heads of eagles   the vessels of grief in the soil?   I dig for you with a gentle bit of lighter fluid and three miniature rakes   burning only a single speck of dirt to touch a twig as tiny as a neuron   or even smaller   one magic

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