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Extinction Opus No. 2
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Too late to save yourself, you must
save others. Their insides

tinted, yet somehow awake,
eating roasted pig, drupes,

and the wine from dead pears.
Existing, but absent, the engines

of sleep. You go far in such
bad conditions, an animal

out on loan. Their clothes labeled:
do not touch. Bras

full of earth and orchids. Doorways
with notes: My door. My

soil. You dial home and they say
“scapegoat,” they say, “instigator –”

the zoos guarding the bones

Christa Romanosky  

Christa Romanosky is a Pittsburgh, PA native. Her poetry can be found in The Kenyon Review Online, North American Review, South Carolina Review, Minnesota Review and elsewhere. Her fiction is published in The Kenyon Review Online, The Cincinnati Review, Boston Review, and other journals.

Copyright © 2013 University of Wisconsin Board of Regents
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Christa Romanosky. "Extinction Opus No. 2." Cream City Review 37.2 (2013): 44-44. Project MUSE. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://muse.jhu.edu/>.
Romanosky, C.(2013). Extinction Opus No. 2. Cream City Review 37(2), 44. Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Retrieved January 20, 2014, from Project MUSE database.
Christa Romanosky. "Extinction Opus No. 2." Cream City Review 37, no. 2 (2013): 44-44. http://muse.jhu.edu/ (accessed January 20, 2014).
T1 - Extinction Opus No. 2
A1 - Christa Romanosky
JF - Cream City Review
VL - 37
IS - 2
SP - 44
EP - 44
PY - 2013
PB - Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
SN - 2166-014x
UR - http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/cream_city_review/v037/37.2.romanosky.html
N1 - Volume 37, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2013-2014
ER -


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