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ABOUT Ishmael von Heidrick-Barnes ...Ishmael von Heidrick-Barnes

Ishmael von Heidrick-Barnes was born in San Diego, California. He began writing at age eleven, publishing the first of many poems while in high school. He holds degrees in Religion and Theology as well as Surgical Technology. In addition to writing poetry, Ish has co-edited the Magee Park Poets anthology, written lyrics for European opera singer Andrea Hörkens and musician Thomas Roderburg, and has worked as a visual artist.

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from Intimate Geography: 


APHASIA


He cannot hear the hands of her eyes
stroking sunlight from hair


Half a hemisphere
raining
roman numerals


One face
folded in black umbrella
the other:


Lacuna
streaking
white canvas

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