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Spring 2019 Poetry Contest Winners

1st Place

To Hear 
by Kate Mildew 

1.
“You will say END”               “N”
“You will say BOAST”          “Boats”
“You will say EAST”             “Eat”
“You will say HOTDOG”      “Hotdog”
“You will say GLISTEN”       “Listen”
“You will say SHIVERS”      (shrugs)

The ear that hears. The ear that soaks. The ear a funnel. The ear a sieve. The ear that is pressed up against a glass that is pressed up against a door. The ear plugged. 

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Featured Poet Jim Daniels

Featured Poet Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels is a writer and poet born in Detroit, Michigan. He currently lives in Pittsburgh teaching as a Thomas Stockham Baker University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Some of his poetry collections include Rowing Inland (Wayne State University Press, 2017), Apology to the Moon (BatCat Press, 2015), Birth Marks (BOA Editions, 2013), and stories from Eight Mile High (Michigan State University Press, 2014). Daniels is also writer/producer of a number of short films, including “The End of Blessings” (2015).

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