Cynthia Gallaher

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Poet, playwright and lyricist named among 'Top 10 Requested Chicago Poets' by the Chicago Public Library and among '100 Women Making a Difference' by Today's Chicago Woman. Her nonfiction book " Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even If You're Not a Poet" won a National Indie Excellence Award. more »

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Shabbona Swimming Pool

I feel warmth
from hot water pipes,
as I lean against the wall
to pull up my swimsuit.
Locker doors, pink as grapefruits,
wriggle like freshly-caught salmon.
I imagine painting high on the ceiling-
glossy souvenir plates
from Florida,
oversized seashells,
faceless and exotic,
revealing thin ribbons of flesh like
lingerie straps of a woman
as she runs for a bus.

I change,
to a world of rubber, cold water
and chlorine,
where I’ve vowed to carve my body
with wet breath,
and a thousand gestures of ...

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