Online since August 2002

the telephone operator

Christopher Mulrooney has written poems and translations in Los Angeles Journal, Chiron Review, Segue, Burning Leaf, The Drunken Boat and Voices Israel; criticism in Pyramid, The Film Journal and Parameter; and a volume of verse called "notebook and sheaves" (AmErica House, 2002).

if I pick up the phone the dead signal or
the live one

if the former
I disregard it
if the latter
I forestall it

Published November 2005


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