In Medias Res / Allyson Paty

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In Medias Res / Allyson Paty

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Published 15 December 2016

Poetry • MHP(PS) 007
Saddle-stitched • 5.5 x 8
18 pages • ♾♽

Originally published in The Literary Review (Vol.59 Issue 02)

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the condition of place
inside a body
 
city a barrage
of surfaces
 
dark, illumed
 
in the screen of my phone
my chin reflected
 
I spoke
 
American English
was a woman
 
paid in dollars
 
forces continuous
around me
 
as space is
as air

 

Allyson Paty‘s poems can be found in Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, jubilat, Kenyon Review Online, Tin House, the PEN Poetry Series, and elsewhere. She is from New York, where she is, with Norah Maki, co-founding editor of Singing Saw Press and, with Emily Skillings, co-curator of the Earshot reading series.