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your personal ground zero (to franz wright)

by Timothy Gager

Issue 1 :: Autumn 2007 (poetry)

saying that the voices
are not god
and to get out
stay out
stay damaged, beaten, crusted
as to believe
what you have left
is a huge undertaking


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Timothy Gager is the author of "Short Street" and "Twenty-Six Pack", collections of short fiction, and two books of poetry, "The Same Corner of the Bar" and "We Needed A Night Out". He hosts the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival, where he has shared the stage with Pulitzer Prize winners Franz Wright and Robert Olen Butler.