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Camille Guthrie
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Camille Guthrie is the author of the poetry books The Master Thief and In Captivity (Subpress), and the chapbooks Defending Oneself (Beard of Bees) and People Feel with Their Hearts (forthcoming from Instance Press). In the fall, her collection of poems about Louise Bourgeois, Articulated Lair, will appear from Subpress. She holds degrees from Vassar College and the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Brown University and has taught literature most recently at Bennington College.

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Vol. 75
Dispatches from Solitude
Fall 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 3, 2021
The roses never looked so good before we gained a dormant garden
help. But roses burn in just one day of this appalling desert heat. An
effervescent sun burning the roses as I must wish it would inflame all
features of the abhorrent politicians plunging a nation into ruin ... and archaeology! We look in vain for faces from a human past.
February 24, 2021
Then geese cycle madly
across a pond
like Wile E. Coyote
three feet past the cliff—

catch lift
and join the great migration.
February 17, 2021
We’re coming home from school, walking up the hill, Marco in front, his head down, his hands buried in the pockets of his jeans, Laurel behind him, the collar of her shirt spilling out of her sweater like a tropical plant, then Samantha, agitated, as if struggling to free several birds from the snags in her hair, and finally Peter, our little brother, who lags behind us and sings:

           and all the people said
           what a shame that he’s dead
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