Blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
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Martha Talks Evolutionary Theory of Anatomy

Canine & canine o canine love—
            cavernous, capacious, in these trying times
a plea, a prayer,

where flame ensues in cloud & knot,

all anatomy aligned, fingers to fingers in mirrors,
            ventricle to ventricle, knee to knee

all cavernous, all canine, o canine,
a deployment of teeth, these teeth in boxes
come swish, these teeth, swish swish,

design of canine, exclamation mark here, & here & here    

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