Denise Duhamel

(1961 / Woonsocket, Rhode Island)

Denise Duhamel Poems

1. Buddhist Barbie 1/13/2003
2. Kinky 1/13/2003
3. Snow White's Acne 1/13/2003
4. On Being Born The Same Exact Day Of The Same Exact Year As Boy George 1/13/2003
5. June 1/13/2003
6. Crater Face 1/13/2003
7. Ai 1/13/2003
8. The Threat 1/13/2003
9. Yes 1/13/2003
10. Buying Stock 1/13/2003
11. Delta Flight 659 12/23/2011
12. Exquisite Candidate 12/23/2011
13. Sex with a Famous Poet 12/23/2011
14. Exquisite Politics 12/23/2011
15. The Bottom 12/23/2011
16. Lawless Pantoum 12/23/2011
17. Ego 12/20/2014

Buddhist Barbie

In the 5th century B.C.
an Indian philosopher
Gautama teaches 'All is emptiness'
and 'There is no self.'
In the 20th century A.D.
Barbie agrees, but wonders how a man
with such a belly could pose,
smiling, and without a shirt.

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