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New Poetry by Neil Ellman

New Poetry by Neil Ellman

Academy (after the painting by Cy Twombly)   Scrawls on the hide of a whale almost words more than scrawls almost more than words a kind of history of victories & defeats          rough encounters          in dangerous seas          mad love                crawling syllables ampersands asterisks slashes          coherent by half          call out          wounded          its migration done it crawls to land to teach its young.    Invasion of the Night (after the painting by Roberto Matta)…

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