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Gary Fincke: Anniversary

“Gary, just you wait,” 
My mother promised me ten thousand times, 
And I did until this moment, saying 
That I’ve woken, love, to some happiness

February 16, 2023 · 5 Comments

Gary Fincke: Headcheese, Liverwurst, a List of Loaves

Our refrigerator
Opened to liverwurst,
Headcheese, a list of loaves:
Luncheon and Luxury

January 24, 2023 · 7 Comments

Gary Fincke: A Murder of Crows

Driving home, I see all of them
By the highway, pecking at
Whatever is splayed out and torn

December 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Gary Fincke: After War News

The moon, lately, was a celebrity, full
and a few miles closer than usual, enough
to bring three neighbors outside near midnight.

March 8, 2022 · 5 Comments

Gary Fincke: Selflessness

In the animal kingdom, among fish,
one father carries all of the laid eggs
in his mouth, sixty-five day starvation
to make that flexible, deep mouth a womb. 

December 2, 2021 · 2 Comments

Gary Fincke: The Double Negatives of the Living

I could talk
Two hours past midnight with
My father in the steelworker
Idiom of his city.

October 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

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