Chicago Review

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Articles from Vol. 43, No. 3, Summer

Previously, he had bought me new dresses. Just so, for no particular reason. He selected them alone and hung them secretly in my wardrobe. He never seemed to realize how monstrous these dresses looked: perfect tents, size 24. His best-loved dress was...
From Excavations Part I, Book III: Vacated Thrones
105. The photograph He lies under coarse weave on hard earth, both hands on top of his head, saying in a language of angles, I want to live. But have come gradually to know that wanting is a distant signal, a far light or soulpoint in the polite plains....
Loose Sugar
Brenda H Loose Sua Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, 1997. It may seem curious that alchemy-a pre-modern chemical philosophy involving the transmutation of metals-has proved a compelling subject for twentieth-century poets. H.D., Robert Duncan, Ted...
The Poems of J.V. Cunningham
J. V. Cunningham. The Poems of J. v Cunningham. Edited with an introduction and commentary by Timothy Steele. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 1997. If one has heard of J. V. Cunningham at all, then it has probably been through one...
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