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Valve Works by Rob Sherman and Sarah Ogilvie

Valve Works
By Rob Sherman and Sarah Ogilvie

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Taking the human body as its theme, Valve Works combines Rob Sherman's biting and original poetry with Sarah Ogilvie's striking, surreal artwork.

Hypothalamus

The part of the brain that controls hunger, thirst, and body temperature.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

You may hang,
My Holy Greek,
In the amniote, like a stalactite breathing
An alloy of me, dripping it
Erotically
Down the Escher stairway
That my ribs make.
Your juice enters my heart,
Makes it a heaving, overclocked engine
That loosely relates to that afternoon
I chased ducks and she disapproved.
You may hang, a bud, a nipple,
A pear, a cave painting, a tongue.
You may hang however you please.
For I can feel you if I push against
The beams of m...
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