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Lisa Donovan
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Lisa Donovan lives in Edgewater, CO. Her first book, Red of Split Water, a burial rite, was a Kelsey Street Press FIRSTS! finalist and a Noemi Poetry Prize semifinalist and will be published by Trembling Pillow Press in 2016. Her work can also be found at Kelsey St. Press Blog, E-ratio, Glitter Pony, Denver Quarterly, Jacket Magazine, Paul Revere’s Horse, and Interrupture.

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April 10, 2024
I do not like old water.

The water in the ocean is old

The lake is old

But maybe it’s not

Subject to the logic of time, of old and new.

Water.
April 3, 2024
To my beloved sense of security, it’s your perimeter
that draws its corners like a belt when it comes down
to eating frozen foods out of the ground, each unenvelopment a finer slice of skin, hooped up inside     a shuffle to which turns quicken around the other way, like Artaud said about dead bolts, skull-clangor, that rings out.
March 27, 2024
On my day off, I drove my aging father to his death in the quaint town he had frequented after the navy when he was bouncing between jobs. On the phone, two nights before the fated trip, was the first I had heard him speak of this place. Though I believed him, doubts soon set in, and I wondered whether his claim was a phantom of his condition.
The acclaimed, genre-spanning writer reads from her work.
Monday, April 22, 2024
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Campus Center, Weis Cinema