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Carter Vance
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My Chapbook is Now Available
After the months of hype, I am very, very, very happy to announce that my debut chapbook, Songs About Girls, is now available for your purchase and reading pleasure! It is a short volume, consisting mostly of poetry along with a bit of prose writing, that r...

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Harps When songs go slow, city lights grow effervescent, I think of Haringey foot traffic When the sun swells and drapes these little rooms in finery, I think of gold harps on green tapestries, And of you.

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Dull Rainbows Rustwater clank of rattling awake, these post-Soviet planned models of worlds, with their grease wheels barely touched to track in friction form; A meeting in soapstone centerpieces, town names tongued over with untrained whiplash, belying tho...

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Still Bleeding Second-hand pains, worn washcloth in downcast river triage, that won’t do so much from these red-white blood rushes I get outside of exact modulations, When I don’t want to speak a single thing more poisoned with firewater wash and boot-heel ...

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Bigger Things Something to say was: you taught me the difference, between peppermint-vodka stings of sticking throat in younger dalliance, those ways I always thought it felt for boys whose shirts fit bitter, who sat more still, could focus on time signatur...

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Marching It goes in dry lightning time, the unroofed ambition exposed beneath bombastic clamour of sky: how I came in as a foundling on brow tile kitchen floor, how it begets the bunk science of heartworm checks, copacetic constructions for the dawn’s call ...
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