ISSUE 33
August 2006

Scott Glassman

 

Scott Glassman Scott Glassman is the author of Surface Tension (Dusie, 2006) with Mackenzie Carignan. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Sentence, Iowa Review, CutBank, MiPoesias, Coconut, and others. He also co-curates the INVERSE Reading Series in Philadelphia.
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Warm milk
of Darvocet,
comforter

pulled up
to the headboard,
heavy strips

of linen
glued over forehead
and mouth.

In the morning
she will come to me
like Carter

to a tomb,
unwrap my mask,
empty the sand

from my lungs—
what will
I say

then
to the unchanged
world?

 

 

Scott Glassman: Poetry
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