Night Sky With Exit Wounds - Pages 37-46 Summary & Analysis

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"Into the Breach" begins with an epigraph from Jeffrey Dahmer, in which the infamous serial killer says his motive for killing and keeping parts of his victims was to "keep them with me as long as possible" (37). The speaker of the poem claims that he does not "know/ how to love a man/ gently" (37). The speaker is in a car with someone, and the two begin to kiss and caress each other as the speaker meditates on what it means to be a man who loves another man.

The speaker in "Anaphora as Coping Mechanism" is mourning a dead lover, and stands in the rain in the night listing different ways his lover died. The anaphora used is "He dies," and the speaker repeats this with different scenarios following (40). At the end, he turns back time to when he is a freshmen, and...

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