from The Glacial Trip

Joshua Beckman

                                            pissy animals                        nasty and surly    climbing out windowand into the world                I watch from my seat    pawing and waving    until someone                puts something    in front of me to drinkand I drink                How are you theyasked again today                I'm suspended like                    a little pill                in a juicy juicy body    But what kind of answer is that

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Joshua Beckman is a poet, translator and editor. He is the author of a number of books, most recently Animal Days (Wave Books, 2021).

"Readers interested in the fragment as a form, or in the relationship of the body to perception will appreciate how Beckman unfolds and rearranges the physical phenomena he describes."
—Publishers Weekly

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