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Two Poems by Paul Hostovsky

Aug 20th, 2023 | By

Some pronounce it poim.
Like it has an oy inside it.
The way an oyster
has an oy inside it. The way
all poems ought to have
a little oy vey
and a little oyez! oyez!
inside them.

“Wincing at the Beautiful,” by Paul Hostovsky

Oct 20th, 2007 | By

So my friend Phil is telling me how he can’t get a date how he loves women and how they’re always giving him looks so I ask him what kind of looks so he winces at the beautiful braless young woman passing by at that particular propitious moment giving her a look of such longing

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