Upriver, Downstream (audio only)
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From Revising the Storm (BOA Editions, 2014) by Geffrey Davis. Copyright © 2014 by Geffrey Davis. Used with permission of the author.
we won’t tell you where it lies, as in time we might need the minor intimacy of that secret.
after Brigit Pegeen Kelly
Dear Boy: Be the muscle,
make music to the bone—risk
that mercurial measure
of contact. There are those
who touch a body and leave it
graceful: be that kind
of wonder in the dark. And if I ever
catch you confusing