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Ian A. Bonaparte

By September 26th, 2020No Comments


love’s mouth

stuttering uglily


was desire flying

from satiety,


a slit of light

in extremis.


I was cooking

unhappy couplets.


th skin, th dream, th praxis =


beating thought’s shadows,

then its silences.





Ian A. Bonaparte’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prelude, Vinyl, Pelorus Press and Ameriquests. He is a junior agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates, a literary agency.