Cannonball Adderley,
     Jazz Workshop, 1959

       Patrick Cahill
Dmitri lifts his Russian hands bearlike into the hunger and begins to applaud, even though he hasnít moved to the beat of the music. Dmitriís motionless body conjugates its rhythms at play now in a metaphor of extended arms and moving hands.

Corpus†† -poris: the body of men and animals, at rest and in motion one evening in 1959.


Patrick Cahill

coedits Ambush Review, a San Francisco based literary and arts magazine. He received his Ph.D. in History of Consciousness at UCSC. His poetry twice received the Central Coast Writers Award. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Left Curve, San Francisco Peace and Hope, Digging Our Poetic Roots, Otoliths, Forgotten, Volt, Aji, and Into The Void.

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