Author Archives: Rob Zanin

Cinderella’s Big Score

A love story.

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Marching Through Exits: Keith Douglas and the Fated Estrangement of Self

Beautifully entrenched in ideas of strange separation, the war poetry of Keith Douglas is situated somewhere between a subtractive musing on some odd or unattainable data, and a ghostly philosophical or melancholic removal.

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Uptown Kennel

Connoisseur of cute judgment: micro-authenticated pedigree’s top-floor teeth in throat. The dizzy mutt retreats, slowing motion: its pivotal grin at the cracking footfall; ears perk for the snared mistake chewed free from boutique ego.

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Blind Corner

bang into the starting line like it’s the ribbon, confused collapsed gasp, rounding the corner, into your ribs, hard leverage, splendid collision sticky knees stand up to destinations before right here

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JFK

Released doves, white prism Snug-patterned plume tugging the perch Like goosebumps on each dead animal

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