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Aaron Kunin
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Aaron Kunin is a poet, critic, and novelist. His most recent book is The Sore Throat and Other Poems (Fence, 2010). Grace Period, a collection of aphorisms, sketches, and fragments, is forthcoming. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Aaron Kunin
History is the soft medium into which you cut; love "is the" instrument that cuts. "Love is the" drill.
"Love" cuts to "the" depth of "the" jokes "which" flow out. Puns "flow out" gaily from "the" wound made by "love."
Yeah that's what it's like.
"History" "cuts" everywhere with equal ease but "love" "cuts" deep "into" living flesh.


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