The Monarchs by Alison Hawthorne Deming


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Kore Press proudly presents The Monarchs: A Poem Sequence on audio, read by author Alison Hawthorne Deming.

“Poem 9”

. . . Why do we struggle to live

when the wild creatures simply do their living?
One summer I drove into this city
after an acid trip, left one friend off and
continued with another who’d gone

benignly psychotic—twelve-foot angels
standing behind him while his body turned
to sawdust. What was guiding us then

but the desire to find a deeper way?

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Alison Hawthorne Deming

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="216"] ". . . poetry is the stubborn grass that grows between the cracks in the sidewalk." -Alison Hawthorne Deming[/caption] Alison Deming is the author of six books, including Science and Other Poems, The Monarchs: A Poem Sequence; a collection of essays,Temporary Homelands; and Girls in the Jungle: What Does It Take for a Woman to Survive…

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