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Amy Glynn Greacen

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Amy Glynn Greacen is the author of A Modern Herbal (Measure Press, 2013). She has earned degrees from Mount Holyoke College and Lancaster University and is the recipient of a fellowship from the James Merrill House. She lives in Lafayette, California.

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Oenothera biennis


Early adopter, familiar of vespertine
temporal specialists, itinerants:
who said your life would be easy? Chance
encounters, chancy neighborhoods, the lean

ground nothing cultivated will possess. But you,
night-bloomer, all strings of dubious