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Fall

Iraq, I tell my husband, As we stand in our kitchen …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Fall. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at https://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/fall/

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Circuit

The power goes off again In this condo I am living in …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Circuit. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/06/13/circuit/

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Helmet

Ten years, my husband is saying, As we put our sons to bed, turn …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Helmet. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/05/18/helmet/

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Airplane

We are at a science fair, At the grammar school …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Airplane. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/airplane/

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Locate

My husband and I are upstairs, Sitting on a couch in this living … This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Locate. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/locate/

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Half

The museum has a photograph Of a pair of shoes from 9/11, … This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Half. To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/half-2/

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Hand

I am practicing spelling with my son, Saying the word sever out loud, …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Hand.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/hand-2/

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Birthday

When you came home from war, You gave me a stone shaped like a heart, …   This is an excerpt of Amalie Flynn’s new poem Birthday.  To read the rest, go to her Wife and War blog, at http://wifeandwar.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/birthday/

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9/11: Day Thirty

How can I fall past this? Past those two towers on fire Past the collapsing blue sky Past New York City my exploding diorama Of bodies and of steel and that.  That blue sky.  

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9/11: Day Twenty Nine

Every thing gains speed eventually Even bodies controlled by the force Of gravity that is greater than desire Or the design of a dream.  And then. And then they were gone.

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