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In the dream you are not a lamb on fire.
Suddenly I want to be the one to leave a party.
Maybe life imitates art after all.
Then there’s the Schnabel:
Some colors and Adieu...
More Overly Accommodating Poetry Written to Answer a Question I've Tried to Imply That You Asked
This poem is about death and, to some extent, life.
Portrait in the Mirror Behind the Bar
Anyone who loves Tim loves him for the same reason.
He hit one home run. "Did you ever hit one?"
He'll ask, as the day begins to wash over his face
and he leans back to stare at the baseball
Explaining An Affinity for R.A. Dickey
Lauri Anderson Alford
after A.E. Stallings
That his fingernails are immaculate, shaped
into thin arches of moon. That he files them
in the locker room before games, between innings in the
Self-portrait as fogged up car. / Self-portrait as Home Depot // parking lot at 3 AM, no cars, / no people. Self-portrait with // grocery cart with someone else’s / left behind list.
Two Short Pieces
Looking for the right angle
He poo-poo’s my relationship to nature, even when I tell him about touching the dead goat.
An intimacy that can hold the world?
An intimacy that
Dear Money Shot
It’s the new plan, Shooter. Poetry for broken systems. Insurance rider attached.
Dear Nico: the Diary of Elizabeth Ellen (Nov, 2018-Feb, 2020)
"It captures all the doubts, giddiness, confessional streaks, blabbiness, self-alarms, rationalizations, feigned equipoise, and instantly breakable resolves of a person freshly infatuated and likely in love." -anonymous writer friend
“Lutz’s work is a marvel of the possibilities of language. Each of her sentences is an intricately crafted thing, deeply complex yet crystalline in its clarity . . . her command of each and every word remains supreme.”
--Mira Braneck, The Paris Review Daily
Garielle Lutz is the author of The Complete Gary Lutz, among other books.
“Transgressive and immediate: you feel these stories shoot through and wrap around you.”
- Kyle F. Williams, Full Stop Magazine