All of the Above (Barnard New Women Poets Series) by Dorothy Barresi

By Dorothy Barresi

Winner of the 1990 Barnard New ladies Poets Prize.

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II Tonight, in this restaurant, I want to put down my wine glass, touch my sister's elbow and say you have always been one of us. But my tongue chips away at something breakable, the air like shale, thin layers revealing the ordinary half-truths we've survived on for so long. So I listen to stories about the fifth-grade class she teaches, how a children's book named Deanie mentions masturbation. How everything we grew up with has changed. Once I overheard my mother say better if she had adopted all her children.

Rocket a mile up, look back, and we're all just earthlings in restaurants talking low, trying to figure one thing out, or stop one thing from happening. And all the crystal meth in the world cannot lift even one of our bodies free of this argument, or set us clear of the boardwalk's great stake in pleasure. " This is not the life we requisitioned for. Page 38 But what can we do now that we're here? When Larry leaves, when Frances makes her final point and leaves, and Zizi never showed (she had something to frame), I know what I'll do.

Pretend ones, so that anyone seeing me must think I am two confused people at once. and the other one, who touches her white face to the wheel for a second, that's all, then sets out for the outskirts of the kingdom on time, and with proper gifts. Page 7 In Waking Words for instance, for instance My mother asleep at the kitchen table is a commuter except she is already at home, at work. Her cheek skims a basket of married socks, gold toe, green toe, heel and toe, and I am tapdancing in her big belly, my hands making S-shapes in the water.

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