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John Parras
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Biography
John Parras is the author of Fire on Mount Maggiore (University of Tennessee Press), which won the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel, and the chapbook Dangerous Limbs: Prose Poems and Flash Fictions (Kattywompus Press). He teaches at William Paterson University and edits Map Literary: A Journal of Contemporary Writing and Art.

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Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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January 16, 2018
To sit with you
 among the starlings,
 yellow-eyed,  their
  paths hieroglyphic, and
 throw some crumbs our way.
January 2, 2018
I left him in the wilderness, the scrag that’s left of wilderness—plastic bag choking the gatepost, Styrofoam snow in the farmyard. The wilderness drips down my legs. Mercury, moonlight, multinutrient fertilizer. What we pour on the land in nostalgia.
December 19, 2017
Etymology of undulate, circle and cloud. We sign our letters in undulating skies.
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