Poetry Katy Lederer

The throat will constitute
a loss—out of the heap
of the taken once-and-for-all
steady oak—which was all
she wanted. In a small group—
being likely. In a small yard
near the river, picking them
hot. For him, it was a mediation
of desire, the word in his
wooden tongue. Seeing things,  [...]

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Katy Lederer’s books include the poetry collections Winter Sex (Verse) and The Heaven-Sent Leaf (BOA) and the memoir Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers (Crown).


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