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Jason Labbe

JASON LABBE is the author of Spleen Elegy (BlazeVOX, 2017) and lives between Bethany, CT and Brooklyn, NY.

Jason Labbe

I want to believe that poetry can affect change—in people, in cultural practice, and in policy. But it is impossible to trace or measure whatever change we poets might be making, because the relationship between the action of writing and its effect are not one-to-one.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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