Poetry

Dennis Haskell: Two Poems

Belief’s Possibilities   Your father insists he talks to you inside his head. It’s a compulsion I resist because it seems a way, two years on, not to believe you’re dead;   yet when I put pen to paper it’s “you” who insists on being addressed. I could no more write you third person than live guilt free, more or less,   and at night I roam amongst images where no words need be said. In truth I can’t believe you living and I cannot believe you dead. Dennis Haskell ______________________________   The Hippocampus The hippocampus is a major component…

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