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


Danielle Lapidoth-Berger lives in Zurich and loves languages, mountains, and her sneakers.She has the usual minor poetic credits (including one Pushcart Poetry Prize nomination) and family to her name.

Danielle Lapidoth-Berger

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Desire drowns out
the vacuum's roar
the children's chatter

It scrambles
each bedtime story
every old family recipe
and the lines of tired poems

Desire jams a hand
between my thighs
and announces:
Here, right here—
the rest will wait.