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flesh

1. the soft part of the body of an animal or human, esp muscular tissue, as distinct from bone and viscera
2. the thick usually soft part of a fruit or vegetable, as distinct from the skin, core, stone, etc.
3. a yellowish-pink to greyish-yellow colour
4. Christian Science belief on the physical plane which is considered erroneous, esp the belief that matter has sensation

flesh

[flesh]
(anatomy)
The soft parts of the body of a vertebrate, especially the skeletal muscle and associated connective tissue and fat.
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Proud Flesh is a series of love poems and a clinical examination: Wilkinson does not hesitate to deploy the jawbreaking vocabulary of medical diagnosis, and at points his exploration of loves body becomes as savagely indignant as Swift's or Rochester's.
This, the first poem of Proud Flesh, invites us to read the entire collection as a history of the subject's initiation into society.
Where Proud Flesh focused upon the damage inflicted by love, desire, and the regimes of human coupling, Lake Shore Drive is obsessed with the whole bloody mess of contemporary culture, from the intractable, agonizing violence of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict: