Kinzie, Mary 2003

Wednesday, October 22, 2003
with Christian Wiman

if the tears are to
stream coldly
like long streaks
of rain down the light
brick of the storehouse

– Mary Kinzie, “Close Path”

Broadside of “Close Path” by Mary Kinzie

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The flat, thus loved, is ours
by being broken in the rigid air:
the angle of the technical seen cause
and thorough reason, where we live. Nothing
eludes its narrow-gauged line. Little
pleases this lucidity, the eye
of conversation.

– Mary Kinzie, “Nature Morte”

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Mary Kinzie reads “At the In-N-Out”

July 22, 2010, NY State Summer Writers Institute, Saratoga Springs, NY

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