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Jar of feathers becoming,
finally, another map:
cloistered homage to a decade of geese
haunting the grid of our
Un-find the coveted
ibis; kiss the scarlet of the robin's
In the end, we were landmark,
compass, same as the lingered-over
pond, the marsh
where cattails remained when all else
left. Ragged in salt,
Paula Bohince's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, and Poetry. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Amy Clampitt Trust, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and an Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship.
Poems of a lived-in landscape, where beauty is the afterimage of loss, and grief is staunched by the changing seasons.
About the Author
Paula Bohinces first collection, Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, received Sarabande Books inaugural Aleda Shirley Prize. Her poems have appeared widely in such publications as The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry, The Hudson Review, Slate, and The Yale Review. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Amy Clampitt Trust, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, in addition to the 2010-2011 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship. She lives in Pennsylvania.