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Richard Siken

He wants to be tender and merciful. That sounds overly valorous. Sounds like penance. And his hands? His hands keep turning into birds and flying away from him. Him being you. Yes. Do you love yourself? I don’t have to answer that. It should matter. —  Richard Siken, from “Unfinished Duet,” Crush. (Yale University Press… Continue reading Richard Siken

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