Jun 7, 2012
Alex Dally MacFarlane

and the heart is hard to translate

Continuing my good run of selling poetry: “Carve Me” will be appearing in Mythic Delirium.

The poem is inspired by an alternative interpretation of Venus figurines (there is an etsy shop of Venus figurine replicas, just so’s you know) and some of my thoughts about relationships.

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Out in late 2014

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