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Marlon Hacla
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Marlon Hacla
Marlon Hacla is a programmer, writer, and photographer. His first book, May Mga Dumadaang Anghel sa Parang (Manila: National Commission for Culture and the Arts), was published as part of UBOD New Authors Series II. His second book, Glossolalia, was published by High Chair. He also released two chapbooks, Labing-anim na Liham ng Kataksilan and Melismas. In 2017, he created the first robot poet in Filipino, Estela Vadal, as a Twitter bot with the handle @estelavadal. He lives in Quezon City, Philippines.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 31, 2020
in the pharmacy of the child
one used a hopscotch stone
a jacket zipper one’s tongue
the sharper tongue of a friend
anything to get one’s soft skin back
March 17, 2020
1.

Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.

2.

Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.