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Claude Simon
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French novelist, poet, and critic Claude Simon (1913–2005) received the 1985 Nobel Prize in Literature. His many works available in English translation include The Grass (1960), The Flanders Road (1961), The Palace (1963), Histoire (1968), Conducting Bodies (1974), Triptych (1976), Georgics (1989), The Invitation (1991), and The Acacia (1991). Louis Cancelmi’s translations of his poems “Archipelago” and “North” in this issue are copyright © 1974, 2009 Les Éditions de Minuit.

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Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
                                                                
flirty infinite    
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