Nina Channing

Nina Channing lives on Long Island with her dog, Tuck.



this just to say


i saw a picture of your arm that’s all

just an arm and on it a hand

and in it a drink


but something in the crumpled shape

the sleeve made

around the elbow

remembered other crumpled things —

brown coats at the door

papers at the bottom of a bag

a towel on the bathroom floor left

at the feet of the man i love.


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