The Notched Wing

Helen Tara Hughes – Poetry, Fiction, Film, Phantasms

September 6, 2010
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Outside

it is the phone call allotted to me with no space for my voice he spouts my philosophies back to me speaking with care as if i need fixing

March 16, 2006
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Dorothy Parker

A friend reminded me of this quote from Dorothy Parker today. “What fresh hell is this?” She used to say that when answering the phone. She was groovy, strong and wild, beneath her skin. I’ve posted some favorites for my … Continue reading

June 25, 2005
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His Bareness

First Strike small rip in his work jeans flirts remorselessly He the light socket Me the baby Danger in every flash of knee (tara hughes, 2003)

September 8, 2004
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Selected Poetry

Awakening I wake in darkness morning and remember His collarbone It slipped a little free of his t-shirt and winter coat and seemed to Reach for me and beckon- This funny bird-bone whispering sweet nothings from underneath his clothes, a … Continue reading