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Suzanne Farrell Smith with Cheryl Wilder
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“Greed” comes easy to the tongue. Elizabeth Warren spoke at the Democratic National Convention about decades-old “corrosive Greed” reincarnated today in billionaires with Cayman Islands tax shelters.

Peter Cooley
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Dead singularity of all things seen

in isolation, —

I take one sculpture with me this morning.

Mary Fitzpatrick
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On this walk
the bones of the beach

glow. They choose their light
from moon’s candle…

Patrick Ross
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I catch up with her a few minutes later. She is shaded under a vine-covered trellis, standing precariously several feet up on the edge of a fountain. It appears she’s trying to capture a close-up of a cherub pouring water. She’s resting her left hand on the wet stone behind the cherub, and I imagine several scenarios that have in common a disastrous ending.

Sara Kocek
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When she finally comes down the escalator, I feel like flushing myself down a toilet. I knew she was going to be pretty, but not that pretty. People standing around the baggage carousel follow her with their eyes like flowers turning toward the sun.

Bruce Smith
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1. Poems – lingering and leaping.
I imagine twelve poems of depth and vision, beautiful shapes and
astonishing revisions. One assigned poem that will break us into a kind
of sobbing joy. There are no assignments, per se, but the Exemplars are
there to be used as music to play towards.

Table of Contents

Clinton Crockett Peters
Cheryl Wilder with Suzanne Farrell Smith
Suzanne Farrell Smith with Cheryl Wilder
Cheryl Wilder with Suzanne Farrell Smith
Suzanne Farrell Smith with Cheryl Wilder
Suzanne Farrell Smith with Cheryl Wilder
Cheryl Wilder with Suzanne Farrell Smith
Debra Rook
Jessica Melilli-Hand
Peter Cooley
Peter Cooley
Lauren Hilger
Lauren Hilger