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Poetry by
Matina L. Stamatakis

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Emulsified by Josh Hinck

Ebb

i:

spacerthe rain------

spacercometh


spacer[where most we feared, a splinter

spacerof windowsill]

spacer&…

spacerii

spacerpointed toward God:


spacer“I have come home to you,

spacerblue naphtha--firesong”

spacerlet us

spacerpaint silhouettes

spacerout of shale

spacersediment---

spacerash,           estuary

spacer&…

spaceriii:

spacerlet us

spacerpull the sea

spacer(a)back

spacerrevealing the once-swathed
spacermenageries of black-gray

spacersole

spacer  [lost in torrent]

 

spaceriii:

spacerlet us rain

spacerdown

spaceremulsified
spacerstars

spacerin a verdigris sky

spacer  [restless
spaceris the bird

spacerfalling

spacerfrom

spacerfirmament]

 

spaceriv:

spacerall wild in what eye

spaceraccosts sight

spacer&…

 

spacerv:

spacerGenesis

spacermidst

spacerthe waters

 

 

The Sum Equals the Whole of its Parts

 

ask
what the vulture
pecks only want (?)
spacer:eventually a gash, formed
spacer:evening skin beckons

spacera headless, beakless, eye-
less

the wild loon

))with moon
in its sclera ((

spacerwhat remains
has undergone haruspicy

&
famine in the liver
spacer:a bloat of stomach
spacer:a sliver of jaw
spacer:the last emaciated remainder
spacerof tongue
spacerpositioned
spacerbetween the gnaw

 

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Matina L. StamatakisMatina L. Stamatakis resides in upstate New York as a freelance photographer and writer. Some of her works have appeared in Milk, Moria, Free Verse, Drunken Boat, Pinstripe Fedora, etc. She is the author of Metempsychose (Ypolita Press, 2009), and editor of the poetry/art collective Venereal Kittens. Website.

 

 

Josh HinckJosh Hinck creates music under the name euphoreador and currently lives in Minneapolis but has resided in Beijing, Montreal, Las Vegas and elsewhere. In addition to music and poetry he dabbles in writing, video, painting and whatever else seems good to work on. Visit his website here, or contact him here for collaboration or for anything.

 

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