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Ossian Foley

Ossian Foley is the author of Of: Vol. I (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013). He teaches creative writing and works in the maritime trades in Cleveland, Ohio and Port Townsend, Washington. 

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bend and kiss what
                                      you feel
contingent of what is

        right now paranoia
the lands like you awful

lot due to stress of weather
the only place
                            by which

to be tidy is out

of this delicate wave
that the intercourse is

is born
               as nothing
to the forest it is in

excess or in kind
veraciously to endear