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UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE
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The only way left to be radical in the United States
Creep like light on a shitty
disco ball in a bar’s back room
An experimental theater
Imagine no one passing
In World of Warcraft my hippogryph
beats like maracas
I have arrived in the heart of the night elf kingdoms
I enchant weapons as a zen master scribe

 

 

Excerpt: Aim at the Centaur Stealing Your Wife (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015)

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Jennifer Nelson

JENNIFER NELSON’s first book of poems, Aim at the Centaur Stealing Your Wife, came out with Ugly Duckling Presse in December 2015. She is a fellow of the Michigan Society of Fellows and teaches in the art history department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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The Brooklyn Rail

APR 2016

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