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Angels Of The Love Affair

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'Angels of the love affair, do you know that other,
the dark one, that other me? '

1. ANGEL OF FIRE AND GENITALS

Angel of fire and genitals, do you know slime,
that green mama who first forced me to sing,
who put me first in the latrine, that pantomime
of brown where I was beggar and she was king?
I said, 'The devil is down that festering hole.'

Then he bit me in the buttocks and took over my soul.
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Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Topic(s) of this poem: angels
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Castellenas John 17 June 2019

Powerful and worthwhile words shared. Anne Sexton was amazing.

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L. K. Thayer 25 December 2007

I learn so much from your pain

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