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Rachel Blau DuPlessis
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Rachel Blau DuPlessis
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Rachel Blau DuPlessis, poet, critic, and collagist, is the author of the multi-volume long poem Drafts (1986–2012) from Salt Publishing and Wesleyan, the recent collage poems Numbers (Materialist Press), and Graphis Novella (Xexoxial Editions). Recent books by Rachel Blau DuPlessis are Late Work (Black Square Editions); Around the Day in 80 Worlds (BlazeVOX), and Poetic Realism (BlazeVOX). Her Selected Poems 1980–2020 will come out from CHAX.

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Vol. 75
Dispatches from Solitude
Fall 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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January 19, 2021
. . . a well-perfumed friend, wise both
in the olfactory and in love, taught me
to spray with economy, to wear scent
as a private pleasure, evident only to
a lover in kissing distance.


 
January 11, 2021
One’s opportunities to be unhappy are

Unlimited.     Or limited, but only by

One’s own imagination, which is powerful

But fragile, is defenseless,     but is limited

Only by things unseen.     As Bark Psychosis did it
January 4, 2021
As life encroaches on the dreaming
bedpost, you remember

a chip of ice you found in river
sludge, its sheen a mute witness

to increments of change
as lens and pure belief.
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