Three Poems by Shahe Mankerian

(from the recent collection History of Forgetfulness) Like Eliot’s Prufrock Like a slab of meat etherized upon a table,she felt obligated to clean her fiancĂ©. A nursepulled the curtain and left her alone with a limp rag in a bedpan full of warm, lathery water.From the unfurnished apartment […]