11 May 2006 | Vol. 6, No. 1

One Half Shed as Though in Front

woman-eyes of an hourglass

notice an inner birthday party

opened up earlier in the apple fumes

& if he died I would hold love

in the cracks below the heart, a caged

hand waiting to enfold its animal.

About the author:

Julie Doxsee, born in London, Ontario, holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is now a PhD student at the University of Denver. Other work from her recently completed collection, Of Unsuspended Suns, appears or is forthcoming in Retort Magazine, Shampoo, Eratio Postmodern Poetry, Word For/Word, can we have our ball back, Elimae, Coconut Poetry, Conduit, Typo, Fourteen Hills, Shampoo, and Action Yes. Look for visuals & events at 52 Moons.

For further reading:

See the complete list of work by Julie Doxsee at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 6, No. 1, where "One Half Shed as Though in Front" ran on May 11, 2006. List other work with these same labels: poetry, editors' select.

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