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Arielle Greenberg

Arielle Greenberg

Arielle Greenberg is the author of Given (Wave Books, 2004).

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I am three months out and six to go,
stuffing my plastic Superball body with the salt
& twang of crackers die-cut into the shapes of fish.
God forsakes me when I forsake him
but mostly he’s much kinder, as is his duty:
I am radiant, people tell me, and have no hives,
except the swarm of gold bombs biting its