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Rosamond Purcell
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Rosamond Purcell
Rosamond Purcell is a photographer of natural history collections and collector of ruined objects. The subject of the film An Art that Nature Makes: The Work of Rosamond Purcell, she collaborated with paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould on Illuminations: A Bestiary and Finders, Keepers (both W. W. Norton). Her other books include Egg & Nest (Harvard), Bookworm, Dice (with Ricky Jay), and Owls Head (all Quantuck Lane). Her artwork was featured on the cover of Conjunctions:48, Faces of Desire.

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Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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January 16, 2018
To sit with you
 among the starlings,
 yellow-eyed,  their
  paths hieroglyphic, and
 throw some crumbs our way.
January 2, 2018
I left him in the wilderness, the scrag that’s left of wilderness—plastic bag choking the gatepost, Styrofoam snow in the farmyard. The wilderness drips down my legs. Mercury, moonlight, multinutrient fertilizer. What we pour on the land in nostalgia.
December 19, 2017
Etymology of undulate, circle and cloud. We sign our letters in undulating skies.
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