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Emily Skillings

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Emily Skillings

Emily Skillings is the author of Fort Not (The Song Cave, forthcoming in 2017). She is a teaching fellow at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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That Bruegel painting
of hunters returning
in winter, the filmmakers
go nuts for it. A sad rabbit
on a stick & more. It’s like
really in there, tonally—
a male, disappointed
group trudge towards
a more lighthearted
communal flurry, women
and children full of

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