Nims, John Frederick 1997; 1998

Wednesday, February 19, 1997

Glossies of Eden? The slim beached curled
Between rocks and the frill of foam–that’s when
There’s thunder of tunnels and the underworld.

John Frederick Nims, “from the rapido: la spezia-genova”

Broadside of "from the rapido: la spezia-genova" by John Frederick Nims

Broadside of “from the rapido: la spezia-genova” by John Frederick Nims

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My gun, the color of winter rain and thunder,
Is algebra, poetics, and love’s image.
All which a tired soul would and cannot, this is.

– John Frederick Nims, “Colt Automatic”

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