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by David McLean
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there are corpses lined up like several devils

their February Armageddon, and harmless flesh

to cover them, wrapped up in sex and the self

waiting for us forever, for they are abstemious

dreamers, a thin film of nothing

to cover anxious night:

 

they are a lack and an absence

like everything that thinks alive

   
   

 

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David McLean is from Wales but has lived in Sweden since 1987. He lives there with partner, dog and cats. In addition to six chapbooks, McLean is the author of three full-length poetry collections: CADAVER’S DANCE (Whistling Shade Press, 2008), PUSHING LEMMINGS (Erbacce Press, 2009), and LAUGHING AT FUNERALS (Epic Rites Press, 2010). His first novel HENRIETTA REMEMBERS is coming in 2014. More information about David McLean can be found at his blog.  David’s poem, There Are Corpses, appears in the January 2013 issue of HelloHorror.

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