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effects.

By (April 1, 2017) No Comment

 
TV language
picture us with
lazy tongue

watch these sleeping
men sit
moan of one thousand

crushed boys
recalling last
breath

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Candice Iloh is a first-generation Nigerian-American creative writer and teaching artist residing in Brooklyn, NY whose writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Fjords Review, The Grio, For Harriet, Blavity, No Dear Magazine, Glass Poetry Journal, Puerto Del Sol, and elsewhere. She is both a VONA and Home School Lambda Literary fellowship recipient as well as a Rhode Island Writers Colony Writer-in-Residence. A MFA candidate in Writing for Young People, concentrating in verse at Lesley University, she recently finished her first full-length collection of poems and first young adult novel in verse. When not writing or teaching, Candice dances.

 

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