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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Brandon Marlon is a writer from Ottawa, Canada. He received his B.A. (Hon.) in Drama and English from the University of Toronto and his M.A. in English from the University of Victoria. His poetry has been published variously in Canada, the U.S., England, Greece, Romania, Israel, and India.

Brandon Marlon

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Grape juice overflows engraved silver,
slipping down the goblet's lustrous torso,
vertical rivulets pooling on the saucer,
a minuscule reservoir of burgundy,
denied an illicit tryst with white linen.