Today in memorable opening paragraphs


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Night presses the gunmetal O of its mouth

against my own; I can’t help how I answer.

Last Call, from Prelude to Bruise, Saeed Jones

Wonderful poetry. Staggering violence. Racism, homophobia, love and desire. I discovered this collection via a Buzzfeed list, of all things, by Roxane Gay. Check it out.

 

About Rachel Watts

I am a writer from Perth, Western Australia. My speculative fiction novella Survival will be released in early 2018. View all posts by Rachel Watts

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