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Matthew Gavin Frank
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Matthew Gavin Frank
Matthew Gavin Frank is the author of the nonfiction books, The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour through America’s Food, Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer (both Liveright), Pot Farm, and Barolo (both University of Nebraska Press); the poetry books The Morrow Plots (Black Lawrence Press), Warranty in Zulu (Barrow Street Press), and Sagittarius Agitprop (Black Lawrence Press); and two chapbooks. His forthcoming nonfiction book, A Brief Atmospheric Future, is due out in 2021 from Liveright.

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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.