Catalogue (in progress)

Sequence of poems inspired by Emily and John Singer Sargent.

Three poems in the U City Review. Three poems in The Literateur.

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Children

 

franny recalls 80 sittings +

show monkeys hauled

round europe do we ever

get back to our kingdom of back?

our own 18th Century was an

age of tears sibling song how

middle-class neither she nor John

would marry you always held her to

a different standard tip to tail

in the place off union if choosing =

doing take my device at least

not multiply the problem of

living on the pale divan of our

spoiled portrait + ice cream afternoons

dragged them kicking out the glass

 

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