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Poetry Meghan Privitello

A lake can be safe. A house can be safe. A house in a lake is not safe. There are electricities and clogged heart valves. A brother should not lose a brother in a storm. In a womb. On a Friday. Beside the white chickens. It has taken me a light-year to not come to terms with dying. When my  [...]

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Meghan Privitello is the author of A New Language for Falling Out of Love (YesYes)


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